According to acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, building an effective border wall has been a bipartisan issue for 20 years.
The Trump administration is set to divert billions of dollars to further construction of the president’s border wall. According to documents obtained by The Washington Post, the White House is planning to reappropriate $7.2 billion for wall construction. This includes $3.5 billion from anti-drug trafficking programs and $3.7 billion from military construction projects.
From border wall construction to better cooperation with other countries on the issues of illegal immigration, President Trump has delivered big wins on his promise to secure the border. One America’s Eddie McCoven takes a look back at the year regarding border security.
The latest spending bill is set to give the military of Afghanistan three times more money than the construction of America’s southern border wall. One America’s Pearson Sharp explains how US tax dollars to Afghanistan are often wasted by corrupt officials as well.
Senior White House Adviser Stephen Miller says having control over who enters the country is “fundamental and essential” to national survival.