Trump’s Handpicked Contractor – a Donor and Fox News Regular – Builds Privately-funded Section of the Border that is About to Come Tumbling Down President Trump loves to talk about his border wall. These days he talks more about his border wall than he talks about the coronavirus pandemic that has taken 135,000 lives. He… Continue »

There are many images of today’s U.S. president that have inevitably become historical. For example, when he descended the gilded staircase of his building in New York to announce his anti-immigrant presidential campaign in June of 2015, which in total certainty will become an inevitable scene in a low or high-budget movie when this is… Continue »

Trump Autographs Border Wall As Pandemic Rages, Economy Collapses, and Racial Justice Movement Marches   Take a look at this image from President Trump’s visit to the border wall in Arizona yesterday. Like any photograph, the power of the image is derived from the moment it captures. The photo captures Trump signing the border wall… Continue »

$4000 for Vacations, $18 Billion for the Wall: These Are McSally’s Priorities As COVID-19 Ravages Arizona “Sen. McSally has hooked her flagging campaign to Trump’s flagrantly racist campaign messages.” Arizona, like Texas and a handful of states, is reeling from COVID-19 with record-setting infections. As state and local governments scramble to contain the virus and… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, in response to President Trump’s latest immigration proclamation suspending an array of work visas and his visit to his border wall in Yuma, Arizona: America is reeling and awakening. A once-in-a-lifetime pandemic has taken the lives of more than 120,000 Americans; the… Continue »

Fresh off a stinging defeat on DACA at the Supreme Court and a fizzled campaign rally in Tulsa, President Trump is returning to his favorite subject: his border wall obsession. Tuesday, Trump is set to go to Yuma, AZ to tout the supposed construction of 200 miles of the wall, one of two stops in… Continue »

The Trump administration is proposing a new regulation that all but guts the American asylum system enacted by Congress decades ago, but without a single act by Congress. The American public will have only 30 days to comment on the 161 page draft regulation, cutting in half the customary time the federal government provides the… Continue »

Trump hides behind a wall in Washington D.C. while he diverts public funds to build a campaign prop on the border   Nick Miroff’s story in the Washington Post carries the headline “People are sawing through and climbing over Trump’s border wall. Now contractors are being asked for ideas to make it less vulnerable.”  According… Continue »

Trump’s wall has already passed the level of obsession. It’s like a sort of zipper on a garment that doesn’t fit, but one stubbornly tries to close it anyway. The seams of the garment struggle in the effort, a warning that it’s simply not possible to achieve the objective. But to him that does not… Continue »

The border wall is a costly campaign prop While America mourns the loss of 100,000 of our friends and family, President Trump remains consumed with building his border wall.  Elizabeth Findell of the Wall Street Journal highlights how the Trump administration is proceeding full steam ahead with border wall construction, speeding the legal process to… Continue »