White House Calls Border Walls 'Ineffective' After Authorizing Resumed Construction in Arizona

White House Calls Border Walls 'Ineffective' After Authorizing Resumed Construction in Arizona


The White House said Friday that border walls were ineffective, even though President Joe Biden’s administration authorized more construction on former President Donald Trump’s signature border security project.

“A border wall is an ineffective use of taxpayer dollars,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said during the daily briefing.

The Department of Homeland Security said Thursday they would resume construction on four wide gaps in the wall near Yuma, Arizona, that were not completed yet. When Biden took office, he halted the construction of the wall, but some gaps remain.

The announcement signals a betrayal of Biden’s campaign promise to cease wall construction entirely.

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“There will not be another foot of wall constructed in my administration,” Biden promised in an interview with National

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