The President of the United States Donald trump commented on evidence that the wall on the border with Mexico will cost more than originally anticipated. According to him, the cost will fall when he will deal with this issue
American President Donald trump in his Twitter promised that after he will deal with the question of the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico, the price will drop.
“I read that the great wall on the border [the U.S. and Mexico. — RBC] will cost much more than the government initially expected, but I haven’t made any design or negotiations,” wrote trump. He noted that when this happens the price is “much lower”.
Earlier, Reuters wrote that he had reviewed the document of the Ministry of internal security of the United States, according to which the price of the wall which intends to build a trump, more than $21 billion — this is 1.5 times higher than the original estimates. Trump during election campaign called the cost of $12 billion, and the leaders of the Republicans in Congress are expected to spend $15 billion the White house spokesman then told Reuters that while early to speak about whether the DHS report was taken as a basis.
The decree, according to which, in particular, on the southern border of the United States will be built the wall to restrict the flow of illegal migration from Mexico, was signed by trump at the end of January this year.