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President Trump’s visits to the border wall in Otay Mesa, California.
President Trump announced the effectiveness of the newly constructed barriers, such as he This is a wall that cannot be climbed toured the U.S.-Mexico border near San Diego on Wednesday, and insisted, “.”
“It is a very powerful-very powerful – wall”, the President, accompanied by border guards, said as he toured the Otay Mesa area.
Last month, the administration of 14 miles of steel piles, up to 30 meters high completed. The $147 million project replaced a much shorter fence made of surplus runway landing mats from the Vietnam war.
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The President said that it was built in one of the “most dangerous areas,” and you have a “double wall” – a barrier was 18 feet, and the other was 30 meters. Before leaving, Trump used a marker to sign the wall.
President Trump touring a section of the southern border wall on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
He also spoke of how the barrier was designed to retain heat, as a deterrent. “You can fry an egg, on the wall,” he said.
At the same point last year, Trump wall prototype saw, were destroyed to make way for 14 miles of steel piles, which is currently under construction.
The President and his administration have said about the proposed building of between 450 and 500 miles of fences along the nearly 2,000-mile border by the end of 2020, an ambitious company, financed by billions of defense dollars spent were for things like military base schools, target areas, and maintenance facilities.
Trump was riding victories on the wall and immigration. Arrests at the Mexican border, which was far above the usual summer dip overthrown in August.
Last week, the Supreme court Trump were to refuse to give a green light to asylum for anyone to go through a different country on the way to the U.S. border with Mexico, without the protection of the land sought in this third.
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Meanwhile, the defense Ministry has nixed a barrier three border projects in Arizona about the cost, according to a court document filed Monday.
The Pentagon on Aug. 26 empowered to require the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to build more projects, fencing, infrastructure and lighting at the US-Mexican border, the said submission.
Fox News’ Melissa, Leon and The Associated Press contributed to this report.