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CDC Director Robert Redfield at the White House in September 2019.

The director of the CDC publicly contradicted Trump’s claim that the US-Mexico border wall would help stop the coronavirus

President Donald Trump had tweeted that building a wall along the US-Mexico border would help stop the coronavirus outbreak.
President Donald Trump during a tour of US-Mexico border wall prototypes.

Trump plans to take more money from the military to pay for the border wall — here’s what could get cut

Trump plans to divert $3.8 billion from the National Guard and other military projects to pay for the southern border barrier.
Customs and Border Protection officials on Wednesday announced the discovery of the longest-ever drug-smuggling tunnel at the US-Mexico border, stretching more than 4,000 feet.

Border authorities say they discovered the longest-ever smuggling tunnel at the US-Mexico border, complete with an elevator, ventilation, and a draina...

The tunnel stretches 4,309 feet between Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, US Customs and Border Protection said.
Hooded vultures wait for scraps of meat at Bissau's main slaughter house on November 26, 2019. - Tens of thousands of Hooded Vultures flock to the city of Bissau to in search of food left behind in heaps of garbage or around market areas.

Vultures are taking over a Customs and Border Protection radio tower and disrupting communications by dropping too many feces

A CBP spokesperson described the 'terrifying and dangerous' environment created by the vultures that drop prey and feces from as high as 300 feet.
A resident on Oklahoma Avenue outside Brownsville, Texas mows the grass along the high steel border fence that's designed to thwart Mexican drug runners and illegal immigrant smugglers.

Texas landowners say Trump’s border wall will be built miles inland, leaving much of their property blocked behind barriers

One Texas resident said roughly 350 acres of his property will be trapped between the wall and the Rio Grande, and he'll have to use gates for access.
Screenshot from a video posted to Twitter shows people easily sliding down the US-Mexico border fence like a fireman's pole.

A viral video shows people climbing over the US-Mexico border fence with a ladder and sliding down the other side

Trump in September said that climbing this new portion of the border wall is "virtually impossible," but recent videos have questioned that assertion.
A group called Die Offene Gesellschaft tried to send President Donald Trump a slab of the Berlin Wall on Saturday.

Berliners tried to send Trump a piece of the Berlin Wall with a message saying ‘no wall lasts forever’

The 2.7-ton chunk of concrete arrived in Washington, DC, on Saturday, and local media outlets reported that the Secret Service turned it away.
Soldiers patrol the surroundings of the government palace in Culiacan, Sinaloa state, Mexico, on October 18, 2019.

The brutal ambush of 9 American Mormons in Mexico is part of a surge of violence that could propel a new crisis at the US border

The incident was striking not only because it involved US citizens and children but because it follows several months of bloodshed across the country.
Colorado doesn't have a border with Mexico.

Colorado governor mocks Trump for claiming he was building the Mexico border wall there, says he needs ‘basic geography’ lessons like a ki...

Gov. Jared Polis, a Democrat, pointed out to President Donald Trump that Colorado was not along the US's border with Mexico.

The number of migrants arrested at the US-Mexico border is the highest it’s been since 2007, new federal data shows

New federal data shows about 851,000 migrants were arrested by border patrol along the US-Mexico border in fiscal 2019, the highest number since 2007.