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White House Budget Plans Request $3 Billion Downpayment for New Bollard Fencing

Breitbart [1]
February 9, 2018

The White House plans to request $3 billion in funding for President Donald Trump’s long-promised wall on the Southern border in its upcoming budget, according to a senior administration official.

The White House budget will be released on Monday, despite Congress currently negotiating a two year spending agreement.

However, the requested funding will be used for 18-foot bollard fences, not structures similar to the new 30-foot prototype walls recently built in San Diego.

The estimated $3 billion boost in funding for the wall was described as a “downpayment” by an official briefing a small group of reporters.

Modern presidential budgets are seen as a political document, detailing a wish-list of how they would like to see Congress spend money.

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