Trump administration installs plaque marking finish of 100 miles of border wall

TheHill | 1/18/2020 | Staff
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The Trump administration earlier this month installed a plaque on a new barrier along the southern border commemorating the construction of 100 miles of President Trump's long-sought border wall.

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf traveled to Yuma, Ariz., on Jan. 10 to announce that the administration had completed the building of 100 miles of new barriers, calling the feat a "milestone" that deserved a "celebration."

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He said in a tweet on Saturday that he delivered a silver replica plaque to Trump "on behalf of the men and women of U.S. Border Patrol and [U.S. Border Patrol Chief Patrol Agent Anthony J. Porvaznik.]"

The plaque noted in its inscription that another one was affixed to a new barrier constructed along the Colorado River in Yuma. The plaque says that it is "dedicated to all the men and women who work tirelessly to protect our nation.

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"Thank you for your steadfast commitment to the Southwest Border Wall project in the Yuma Sector," the plaque reads.

Trump made the construction of a wall along the southern border a major theme of his 2016 presidential campaign, and in February 2019, he declared a state of national emergency to bypass...
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