• September 28, 2021

Tags : trump’s border wall

Unfulfilled Promise: The U.S.-México Border Wall

“Build the Wall,” those were the energized words from Donald Trump’s campaign back in 2016. Countless times during the campaign, then candidate Trump promised to build a “great and beautiful” wall in response to the “crisis on our southern border.”  The wall would span the border’s entire 2,000-mile length. Five days after President Donald Trump […]Read More

Pentagon set to expand military role along U.S-Mexico border

The Pentagon is preparing to approve a loosening of rules that bar troops from interacting with migrants entering the United States, expanding the military’s involvement in President Trump’s operation along the southern border. Senior Defense Department officials have recommended that acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan approve a new request from the Department of Homeland Security to provide […]Read More

Video: Cornyn Votes to Secure Border, Calls for Reform of

WASHINGTON – Thursday on the floor of the Senate, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed his vote against the Democrats’ attempt to block the President from securing the border and called on Congress to reform the National Emergencies Act. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s floor remarks are below, and video can be found above.  “As I’ve […]Read More

DOD Announces Units Deploying to Border; Ft. Bliss to Serve

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Co. – The Department of Homeland Security has requested the Department of Defense to provide a range of assistance, including planning, engineering, transportation, logistics and medical support to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.  According to officials, this request for assistance will “enhance CBP’s ability to impede or deny illegal crossings […]Read More

Cruz Suggests Mexico’s Election of “Far-Left Socialist” Lopéz Obrador Means

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said Tuesday that the election of a “far-left socialist” to the Mexican presidency underscores the need for President Donald Trump’s administration to secure the border and build a wall between the United States and its southern neighbor. Cruz said Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador, 64, had been running on an “anti-American […]Read More

El Paso Border Patrol Sector Kicks Off Construction of Trump’s

SANTA TERESA, N.M. — A groundbreaking Monday for a new border barrier in New Mexico signals the beginning of the fulfillment of President Donald Trump’s best-known campaign promise, federal officials said. “The president has started his project,” Agent Aaron A. Hull, chief of the U.S. Border Patrol’s El Paso sector, said as he stood a few feet from the existing fence that […]Read More

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