[1600 Daily] On Friday, President Trump traveled to Calexico, California, to see the first completed section of the new wall along the U.S.–Mexico border. The newly-constructed 30-foot bollard wall replaces a barrier made of surplus corrugated steel landing mats from the Vietnam War.
The visit also allowed the President to hear directly from individuals who work to keep America safe every day. They understand this growing border crisis better than any politician. And one thing that President Trump hears from border officials on the ground time and time again: The new barrier is exactly what they need.
“We’re very appreciative of this wall,” Gloria Chavez, Chief Patrol Agent of the El Centro Sector, told President Trump. “These men and women, out here in this area of two miles, were experiencing a high number of assaults and use-of-force incidents.”
Since the new border wall has gone up, those assault incidents have plunged by 65 percent, she added. “In these two miles, just illegal entries alone have dropped by 75 percent.”
[Editor’s Note] The President retweeted:
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[Editor’s Note: This article was written by 1600 Daily and originally published at whitehouse.gov Title changed by P&P.]
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