Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Politico: Bannon and the Trump Crew May Have Border Wall Town Hall in Tucson on Friday

Posted By on Tue, Feb 5, 2019 at 2:25 PM

click to enlarge Someone is gonna make money on this wall deal. - DANYELLE KHMARA
  • Danyelle Khmara
  • Someone is gonna make money on this wall deal.
Is there any chance we could seal them all in Biosphere 2 for the next hundred years? Politico reports the Trump gang may be descending upon Tucson:

In what amounted to a kind of #MAGA field trip, former Trump strategist Steve Bannon, former Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach, former Colorado Rep. Tom Tancredo, baseball legend Curt Schilling, and former Sheriff David Clarke convened to discuss a new plan for building a wall along the southern U.S. border. Blackwater founder Erik Prince phoned in from South Africa.

With Congress refusing to pony up the $5.7 billion Trump has demanded for the project, his allies now are plotting to kick things off with private money and private land.

The idea, which began in December as a Florida man’s quixotic online crowdfunding campaign, is becoming something more, well, concrete. Big name Trump supporters like Bannon, a former Trump campaign and White House strategist, have flocked to the project. And they have initiated talks with the Israeli firm that constructed that country’s border fence with Gaza, the group told POLITICO. They expect to hold a town hall in Tucson, Arizona, as soon as Friday and to visit the border in Laredo, Texas, next week.

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