Despite President Trump's insistence his border wall will be built, many are questioning its feasibility © PA Photos
Despite President Trump's insistence his border wall will be built, many are questioning its feasibility © PA Photos

Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” wall

3 May 2017

Two hefty tenders reveal a tight schedule, construction challenges, perplexing detail and no clarity on costs

If you build it, they won’t come. That seems to be the anti-Field Of Dreamslogic behind president Donald Trump’s pledge to build a “beautiful wall” to effectively seal off the entire 1,989 miles of the US-Mexico border. 

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