Monday, November 4, 2019

‘It’s Easily Fixed’: Trump Responds To News Of Smugglers Cutting Through Border Wall

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President Donald Trump pushed back against news that smugglers have repeatedly sawed through new sections of border wall, noting that such damage can be easily repaired.
“We have a very powerful wall. But no matter how powerful, you can cut through anything, in all fairness,” Trump said to reporters Saturday while speaking at the White House. “But we have a lot of people watching. You know, cutting — cutting is one thing, but it’s easily fixed. One of the reasons we did it the way we did it.”
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“But we have a very powerful wall. But you can cut through any wall,” he continued.
The president’s comments come as The Washington Post reported that smugglers have successfully sawed through numerous parts of southern border wall, allowing them to continue pushing drugs and humans into the U.S. Smuggling gangs have reportedly been able to penetrate the border wall using a reciprocating saw, which is a cordless, widely available power tool that can cost as a little as $100 at hardware stores. Border Wall And Migration In Focus As Negotiations Over Border Security Continue
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