Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Biden is Spending More Than $2 Billion to Halt Border Wall Construction as Thousands of Migrants Flood into the US Every Day, and related stories

REVEALED: President Biden is spending more than $2 billion to halt border wall construction as thousands of migrants flood into the US every day: 
  • President Joe Biden has spent around $2 billion in six months to suspend border wall construction, a new Republican congressional report found 
  • The report states the administration is spending $3 million every day on contractors hired to guard steel and concrete left lying around in the desert 
  • Subcommittee on Government Operations and Border Management states: 'This waste of taxpayer resources threatens military readiness and national security' 
  • The halted construction has allowed migrants to slip through areas where the wall is not completed 
  • There are thousands of encounters at the border every day, Customs and Border Protection revealed 188,829 migrants were stopped at the border in June
Joe Biden's administration has spent at least $2 billion on suspending border wall construction, a new report from Republicans on a subcommittee on the border revealed.
Amid a continuing migration crisis at the southern border, the administration is pumping around $3 million every day into stopping building of the wall, according to the minority report for the Senate subcommittee on Government Operations and Border Management under the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. --->READ MORE HERE
REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis: Turns out not building a wall is almost as costly as building one.
President Joe Biden is spending at least $3 million a day on contractors “to watch steel rust in the desert,” Senate Republicans have found — as he tries to put a stop to former President Trump’s planned wall along the US-Mexico border, despite the ongoing crisis there.
“President Biden is paying professional construction contractors to babysit metal to the tune of $2 billion and counting, while at the same time we’ve seen a 20-year high number of migrants crossing our open border,” said Sen. James Lankford (R., Okla.)
A report issued this week by GOP members of the Senate’s Subcommittee on Government Operations and Border Management found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has instead been spent on guarding construction sides and terminating active contracts. --->READ MORE HERE
Follow links below to related stories:

GOBM Interim Report on Border Wall

DHS cancels 31 miles of border wall in Texas

Senate GOP report finds Biden administration spending $2B to suspend border wall construction

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