The Pentagon is preparing options to build barriers on the US-Mexico border if President Trump declares a national emergency. Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Bill Speaks told USA TODAY the Department of Defense is "Reviewing available authorities and funding mechanisms" to prepare for border barrier construction. President Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southern border would allow the Army Corps of Engineers to design barriers and let contracts to build them. Trump, before leaving for a trip to Texas on Thursday, suggested the declaration could happen at anytime. Talks between Trump and Democratic leaders fell apart Wednesday to end the partial shutdown of the federal government over border security. Ref. USAToday.
The Left, the Wall, the Truth. Democrats and others on the left offer three reasons for their opposition to building a wall on America’s southern border. 1. A wall is ineffective. 2. A wall is too expensive. 3. A wall is immoral. Each one is false, so false as to constitute lies. So, the only question is: Do Democrats and… Source 4f.
Wall building is old technology. If they really want to make it difficult make the border crossing radioactive.
International Level: New Activist / Political Participation: 15 1.5%
Trump would rather see the whole country shutdown if he can't get his way. He reminds me of the kind of kid that screams and shouts in the middle of a store without a care of who it affects or the situation it puts his parents in.
International Level: Politician / Political Participation: 103 10.3%
Trump has shown that no matter what he will pursue the wall and get his way in the end.
International Level: New Activist / Political Participation: 22 2.2%
It can be noted that some people are buying property on the border so that the wall will not be able to be completed by the government just in spite of Donald Trump.
International Level: Politics 101 / Political Participation: 2 0.2%