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What Ever Happened to Donald Trump's Wall? It's in Pieces, in the Desert

  • Wall amounts to eight test structures in desert near San Diego
  • Congress hasn’t provided funds and Mexico won’t contribute
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Bloomberg’s Steven Dennis reports on President Trump’s border wall efforts.(Source: Bloomberg)

Almost a year into Donald Trump’s presidency, the border wall he passionately promoted throughout his election campaign amounts to eight prototypes, no more than 30 feet long each, sitting in a desert outside San Diego.

No funding has been appropriated by Congress to advance the project beyond the testing phase. There’s no final design. And despite Trump’s rallying cry that Mexico would pay for the barrier, that country hasn’t contributed a peso.