President Donald Trump traveled Tuesday to opposition territory — California — to fire up support for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a project he’s having trouble persuading Congress to fund.
Trump inspected eight wall prototypes constructed in the desert south of San Diego as he fights to overcome resistance from Democrats and skepticism from some Republican lawmakers over the cost of a barrier that was a central promise of his presidential campaign. The White House has requested $18 billion for the project.
“If you don’t have a wall system, we’re not going to have a country,” Trump said as he pointed …read more
Source: Bangor Daily News