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US President Donald Trump visits the US-Mexico border fence in Otay Mesa, California on September 18, 2019.

Gators, bayonets, and a moat: 11 of the wildest requests Trump has made to secure the US-Mexico border

Many of Trump's ideas came amid his fury over a springtime crush of migrants, who arrived at the US-Mexico border in numbers not seen in years.
President Donald J. Trump participates in a ceremonial Swearing-In of the Secretary of Labor Gene Scalia in the Oval Office at the White House on Monday, Sept 30, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Trump reportedly suggested shooting migrants in the legs and filling a moat with snakes or alligators to fortify the border wall

Enraged by the soaring numbers of migrant families seeking asylum in the US, Trump reportedly turned to a number of gruesome solutions.
President Donald Trump gestures during his visit to a section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Otay Mesa, California, on September 18, 2019.

Trump signed his $147-million replacement border wall with a Sharpie

President Donald Trump visited the $147-million border wall replacement project in Otay Mesa, California, on Wednesday, and called it "amazing."
United States military personal come and go through the main gate at Fort Campbell, home of the army's 101st Airborne Division, in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, February 22, 2007.

A military base is losing its funding for a new middle school so money can be shifted to Trump’s border wall

The middle school is one of 127 military construction projects that Defense Department officials said this week would be delayed or halted.

Pentagon chief asks European allies to ‘pick up that tab’ for projects defunded to pay for Trump’s border wall

First it was Mexico that was going to pay for the wall. Now, the Pentagon is reportedly pushing European allies to "pick up that tab."
"Fox & Friends" co-hosts Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt, and Brian Kilmeade

‘Fox & Friends’ hosts agree that Trump should take money from disaster relief and military projects to pay for the border wall becaus...

A co-host said, "You have to ask yourself is it more important to fund some of these military projects or more important to fund the wall?"
President Donald Trump makes a speech while presenting the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy to the US Military Academy football team in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington D.C., May 1, 2018.

Trump’s move to use $3.6 billion of military funds to pay for the border wall is a ‘slap in the face’ to US service members, Democra...

Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York said the plan will affect projects at the United State Military Academy at West Point.

Trump has reportedly promised pardons to officials who break the law to build his border wall

Trump urged officials to seize land and violate environmental laws to get the wall built, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Trump denied it.
President Donald Trump talks with a US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Border Patrol Agent while participating in a tour of US-Mexico border wall prototypes.

Money from a retirement program for the US military is set to be diverted to pay for Trump’s border wall

The Supreme Court decided last week that Department of Defense funding could be used to construct sections of President Donald Trump's border wall.
Seesaw at the US-Mexico border

2 professors installed bright pink seesaws across the US-Mexico border as a show of unity amid growing divides

The set of seesaws were installed across the US-Mexico border to bring together children in Sunland Park, New Mexico, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.