• Trump visited his border wall prototypes for the first time - and the photos are great

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump made a long-expected visit to the Otay Mesa port of entry in San Diego, California, on Tuesday to visit eight prototypes of the wall he has promised to build along the US-Mexico border.
    Trump hasn't yet secured funding from Congress for the wall, but the prototypes were commissioned and unveiled last October nonetheless.
    Workers from six companies took a month to construct the prototypes designed to deter illegal entry of immigrants and drugs. After that, the tactical teams took over to test each stretch of wall to test against breaching, climbing, and digging.
    Four...
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  • Trump examines border wall prototypes

    Trump examines border wall prototypes

    5 monthes ago - By Finance Commerce

    SAN DIEGO - President Donald Trump on Tuesday eagerly inspected prototypes on display in California for his “big beautiful border wall” amid peaceful protests but growing tensions between his administration and the state over immigration enforcement. Chanting “No ban! No wall!” demonstrators were cheered on by honking cars and buses at the San Ysidro port ...
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  • 43 top economists were polled on Trump's latest big policy - not a single one said it would help Americans

    43 top economists were polled on Trump's latest big policy - not a single one said it would help Americans

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A new survey of 43 economists found that 93% disagreed or strongly disagreed with the idea that President Donald Trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum will benefit Americans.
    The remaining 7% did not respond to the survey.
    This is broadly in line with other economists, industry groups, and business leaders who have warned that the net economic effects of the tariffs will be negative.
    In a new survey of 43 top economists in the US, not a single one said President Donald Trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum will end up being a net positive for Americans.
    Overall, 65% of respondents...
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  • An ICE spokesman resigned, accusing the Trump administration of 'fabricating the truth' about immigrant arrests in California

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement
    An Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman said he resigned after the Trump administration made false statements about a California mayor who warned immigrants about an impending arrest operation.
    Top Trump administration officials have said the mayor's warning prevented ICE from arresting hundreds of "criminal aliens."
    But the former ICE spokesman said that's not true, adding that he was told to "deflect" media questions about the numbers.
    A spokesman for the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has resigned, accusing the Trump...
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  • Trump is visiting California to inspect 8 border wall prototypes - but his own statements show only half will meet his standards

    Trump is visiting California to inspect 8 border wall prototypes - but his own statements show only half will meet his standards

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump will inspect eight border wall prototypes in California on Tuesday.
    Only some appear to be see-through, like Trump said he wants.
    President Donald Trump is set to make his first trip to California as president Tuesday to inspect eight options for his proposed massive wall along the southern border of the US - but his past statements make clear that just a handful of the walls offered would meet his standards.
    When Trump tours San Diego to view the border wall prototypes, he will be presented with four solid options and four that provide some window into the other...
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