Tue, 17 November 2020
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.