Here And There with Dave Marash

So far, the Trump White House has commissioned $10 Billion worth of contracts to build walls along our southern border with Mexico.  $9 Billion of the contracts have gone to just 4 politically-connected construction companies.  A good deal for them, but Jeremy Schwartz, investigative reporter for the Texas Tribune and Pro Publica says, not such a bargain for taxpayers.  Every time the President declares an emergency, environmental standards go away and wall-building costs go up.

Direct download: HereAndThere_111720_Schwartz.mp3
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