Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Despite Trump’s Claims, Much Cannot Be Done with $1.6B for Border Fencing

Joel Pollak / Breitbart News
Since President Trump signed the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill—though it did not include a single provision from his 70-point list of pro-American immigration reforms—he has touted the move as a “start” to a border wall and says “much can be done” with the funding to fulfill his most important campaign promise.
Despite Trump’s claims, though, the omnibus purposefully narrows the scope of what the president can do with the $1.6 billion—just 0.12 percent of the spending bill—included in the bill for border security.
“Much can be done with the $1.6 Billion given to building and fixing the border wall,” Trump said in a post on Sunday:
“Not happy with 1.6 billion, but it does start the wall and we’ll make that $1.6 billion go very far,” Trump said last week during a news conference when he announced that he had already signed the omnibus.
No Wiggle Room --->
Read the rest from John Binder HERE.

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