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Private Border Wall Ordered To Keep Its Gate Open

The gate of a private half-mile border wall constructed in New Mexico was ordered Monday to stay open after officials said it was built on federal land without a permit. Most of the private wall built over Memorial Day weekend by triple-amputee Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage’s nonprofit group is on private land, but the International Boundary and Water Commission ...

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Florida Launches Probe Into Group Behind Private Border Wall

Consumer complaints have prompted the state of Florida to open an investigation into the nonprofit group that raised over $20 million to build a private border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. “In response to consumer complaints, including those referred by the Office of the Attorney General, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has opened an investigation into this charity,” ...

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Brian Kolfage’s Private Border Wall Hit With Cease And Desist

The half-mile private border wall that sprung up over Memorial Day weekend was hit with a cease and desist order Tuesday for being built in violation of Sunland Park, New Mexico, city ordinance. The wall, built near El Paso, Texas, by a nonprofit organization funded by triple-amputee Airforce veteran Brian Kolfage’s viral $20 million GoFundMe fundraising campaign, didn’t obtain a ...

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Construction On The First-Ever Private Border Wall Begins

We Build The Wall, a privately-funded campaign that aims to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico, broke ground over Memorial Day weekend.  The new wall is an 18-foot bollard barrier that stretches about a mile long near the Texas-New Mexico border. The project costs about $6 million to $8 million.  It is the first-ever privately funded wall built ...

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‘We Build The Wall’ Donors Demand Answers After Months Of No Construction

A “We Build The Wall” GoFundMe campaign quickly raised $22 million in online donations, but months after its launch and still no construction, donors are beginning to ask what’s being done with their money. In the run-up to what became the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, all related to a debate over border wall spending, Purple Heart veteran Brian ...

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Charity Watchdog: Donors Taking Huge Risk In Giving To Brian Kolfage’s Border Wall Nonprofit

Triple-amputee Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage says, without evidence, that his new nonprofit organization can build a wall on the southern border for half the cost of the federal government. Kolfage said Wednesday donors have transferred $11 million of the $20 million he raised on GoFundMe into the coffers of his nonprofit. Kolfage says the bylaws of the nonprofit prevent ...

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Border Wall GoFundMe Founder Refuses To Answer Basic Questions About His New Nonprofit

Triple amputee Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage is refusing to answer basic questions about his new nonprofit organization that will use the funds raised by his viral $20 million GoFundMe to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Kolfage announced WeBuildTheWall Inc. on Friday, but documents submitted to Florida reveal the nonprofit was created over two weeks ago in late December. Kolfage ...

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Private Citizens raise over $18 million for border wall – here’s how you can help

On Monday, Fox News contributor Michael Goodwin asked: “where’s the GoFundMe for Trump’s wall?” Brian Kolfage, a triple amputee Iraq war veteran, has answered the call. Kolfage has started a campaign under “The Wall Fundraising Team” with the idea that “we the people will fund the wall,” and in just six days, the campaign raised over $18 million dollars from ...

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Can The $13 Million-Plus GoFundMe For Trump’s Border Wall Actually Work?

A GoFundMe campaign to fund President Donald Trump’s border wall has raised over $13 million in several days.  There are lingering questions over whether the funds can be used to toward construction of the wall, with congressional approval needed to direct the money toward Homeland Security.  Trump and congressional Democrats appear ready to enter a government shutdown over funding for ...

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