President Trump has made good on his promise to build a border wall. Making good on the border wall was a significant commitment as the border security guard union supported candidate Trump in his presidential bid.
POTUS Trump signed and has so doing put into motion enhancements to border security. Here are some of the core components of the executive order:
- Build the Wall along the border with Mexico.
- Hire 5,000 additional Border Patrol agents.
- End “catch and release” policy.
- End funding for sanctuary cities.
Initially, U.S. Taxpayers will pay for the wall. However, POTUS Trump has insisted Mexico will pay. POTUS Trump stated in an exclusive interview with ABC’s David Muir that Mexico will pay in one form or another. The details of the payment is an unknown. POTUS Trump said the negotiations would take place.