There are people in this country who still think there isn’t going to be a wall. But there is going to be a wall. Republicans are getting ready to unveil legislation that will fund its construction.
The Washington Examiner reports:
Republicans to propose $30 billion to fund border wall
Four House Republicans will introduce legislation Wednesday that provides $30 billion to build a border wall and fulfill President Trump’s most famous campaign promise.
After Trump met in the White House with Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said the bill would be coming on Wednesday. In an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, he and other sponsors outlined the core of the bill.
“Our bill would provide $30 billion to build a wall, to invest in new technology, and to improve, modernize and expand ports of entry,” they wrote.
“It would add boots on the ground: an additional 5,000 Border Patrol agents and 5,000 Customs and Border Protection officers,” they added. “It would provide for the construction of additional ports of entry and a full implementation of the biometric entry-exit system, while authorizing the National Guard to provide aviation and intelligence support.”
Trump and congressional Republicans agreed Tuesday that the bill they want to push would boost border security and end chain migration and the visa lottery program.
Trump has repeatedly said he will deliver on border security. The American people have every reason to believe him.