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Trump Denies Increased Border Wall Cost, Promises 'Price Will Come Way Down'

Not only that, our government's failure to do its job on this front has created a host of economic and national security issues - and recurring obligations on taxpayers that dwarf the cost of Trump's wall.

The current Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), retired Marine General John Kelly, previously said the construction of the wall could be completed in under two years. The divider would be a combination of walls and fences to span the roughly 1,250 miles (2,000 km.) not already covered by the 654 miles (1,046 km.) of barriers already in place.

The report shows the US government has begun seeking waivers to address environmental laws on building in some areas.

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The wall would go up in three phases, using a combination of fences and walls, and it would stretch a total of 1,250 miles, according to the DHS report.

It says the first phase of the construction, also the easiest and cheapest, would take place in sections near San Diego, California, and in Texas. With 654 miles (1,046 kilometers) of the border already fortified, the new construction would extend nearly the length of the entire border.

Despite a diplomatic row between the USA and Mexico, Pena Nieto and Trump agreed to continue bilateral talks. The cost of building a full-on brick-and-mortar wall, meanwhile, could balloon to $40 billion, according to MIT Technology Review.

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Last month, Mexican president Pena Nieto canceled a planning meeting with Trump after Trump tweeted that unless the U.S.'s third largest trading partner agreed to pay for the wall, it was better not to meet at all. President also said that the money paid by U.S taxpayers will be reimbursed by Mexico, but Mexico has not complied with it.

The senator, who has been an outspoken critic of the president, stressed that she's specifically concerned about the impact his executive action could have on homeland security workers and operations.

On Wednesday, Donal Trump told law enforcement officials, "The wall is getting designed right now". Another thing that could delay the construction of the border wall is the possibility of disputes over land acquisition.

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Bernstein Research asserts that unforeseen expenses could easily balloon costs to as much as $25 billion.



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