REPORT: Biden is Spending Billion$ NOT to Build the Border Wall

'President Biden is paying professional construction contractors to babysit metal to the tune of $2 billion and counting...'

President Joe Biden and his administration have spent approximately $2 billion to halt border-wall construction according to a report released by Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla.

Former President Donald Trump and his administration had initially allocated $10 billion for border-wall construction.

In only six months, Biden has wasted over 20% of the initial funding to suspend or terminate construction contracts.

Suspension costs and contract termination are expected to take another 12 to 18 months, meaning that massive costs will continue to be accrued for the foreseeable future.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

At the current rate, that could mean up to $8 billion of the original allocation would go wasted. However, the federal government shows no signs of slowing the pace of spending taxpayer dollars. In fact, the amount continues to increase by millions of dollars daily.

According to the report, the Biden administration is paying contractors at least $3 million per day to guard steel, concrete and other materials in the desert while U.S. Customs and Border Protection has found more than 1.1 million migrants along the southwestern border this fiscal year—more than any year for two decades.

Nonetheless, Biden and his officials are in no rush to make any decisions.

According to the report, “President Biden ordered his Administration to ‘study’ the border wall construction for 60 days and report back to him with recommendations.”

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

Yet, the study group has apparently made little progress. It has been 180 days since the 60-day study commenced.

“As of the drafting of this report, no study findings have been released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Biden Administration,” the report continued.

Lankford, the ranking minority member of the Government Operations and Border Management Subommittee on the Senate’s Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Commitee, lambasted Biden for the foolishness of his plan in a press release announcing the report.

“It is absolutely absurd that Americans are paying contractors to guard metal gates that President Biden refuses to install because he wants to ‘study’ the wall,” he said.

“Stubbornly refusing to spend money approved for the wall is not ‘executing’ the law. It’s ignoring the law and ignoring the very real national security concerns posed by illegal entry across our very open southern border,” he added.

Making matters worse, 180,000 immigrants attempted to cross the border in June alone.

Many of those illegal immigrants appear to have been released in red middle-American states.

And as the crisis has deepened, Biden has opted instead to pay construction workers to stand around near of many tons of concrete and steel.

“President Biden is paying professional construction contractors to babysit metal to the tune of $2 billion and counting, while at the same time we’ve seen a 20-year high number of migrants crossing our open border,” Lankford lamented.

Further complicating matters, immigrants have been transporting mass amounts of drugs—including fentanyl, a highly addictive opiod, often imported from China, that has now polluted American cities.

The Border Patrol confiscated over 500 lbs. of fentanyl in June alone.

Lankford said he will block every pending or future Homeland Security nominee from getting confirmed until the crisis is resolved and the wall is complete.

- Advertisement -


GoFundMe Deletes Grieving Father’s Fundraiser After Son’s Post-Vax Death

(Jon Miltimore, Foundation for Economic Education) At his funeral, Ernesto Ramirez Jr. wore a light blue suit and the eyeglasses he had worn in so...

Cases Down 60% Since Denmark Lifted All COVID Restrictions

(Jon Miltimore, Foundation for Economic Education) On September 3 Denmark lifted all of its COVID restrictions, becoming the first country in the European Union to...

WTF Happened in 1971? Economic Indicators Worsen Since End of Gold Standard

(Jon Miltimore, Foundation for Economic Education) In mid August, Twitter Founder and CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted a strange hashtag: #WTFHappenedin1971. #wtfhappenedin1971 — jack⚡️ (@jack) August 15, 2021 A...

Republicans Push for Forensic Audits in Battleground States & Texas

(Headline USA) The most closely watched attempt by Republicans to examine the 2020 presidential election in a battleground state has ended in a resounding...

Population Gains in Urban Cities Could Give Blue States Bigger Democrat Majorities

(Headline USA) As congressional redistricting gets underway, some of the country's most populous cities are taking prominent roles in reshaping the balance of power...

1.45 Million Students Leave Public Schools for Homeschooling & Charters

Public school enrollment has plummeted over the past two years as parents choose to place their children in charter or private schools or to...

Liz Cheney Apologizes for Former Opposition to Gay Marriage

(Headline USA) Rep. Liz Cheney says she was wrong to oppose gay marriage in the past, a stand that once split her family. Cheney, R-Wyo.,...

Nancy Pelosi Says House Will Pass $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill This Week

(Headline USA) With President Joe Biden's broad domestic agenda at risk of collapse, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday vowed that Democrats will pass...

Trump Reports Ariz. Audit Fraud Results at Ga. Rally

(Headline USA) At a rally in Perry, Ga., on Saturday night, former president Donald Trump exposited on the results of the election audit in...
- Advertisement -