Trump compares illegal border-crossers to 'professional mountain climbers'

TheHill | 3/13/2018 | Luis Sanchez
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President Trump said during a visit to San Diego on Tuesday that he needs his proposed border wall with Mexico to be a tough physical obstacle, as those seeking to enter the U.S. illegally are "incredible climbers."

"Getting over the top is easy. These are like professional mountain climbers, they're incredible climbers. They can't climb some of these walls,” Trump told reporters during a tour of border wall prototypes.

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Trump viewed eight such prototypes during his California visit and noted that a wall with “see-through capability” would be beneficial in combating cartels.

"You have to know what's on the other side of the wall," Trump said. "You could be two feet away from a criminal cartel and don't even know they're there. Now we have equipment to take care of that, X-ray equipment,...
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