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Trump Plans to View Wall Prototypes. Here Are Some He Won’t See.

Mar 12, 2018 - The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday is to visit a barren stretch of scrubland in San Diego to view eight attempts at realizing his vision for a “big, beautiful wall.” All the prototypes are big. None are beautiful.

The eight stolid slabs awaiting Mr. Trump inside the razor wire in the border neighborhood of Otay Mesa were chosen from numerous proposals (the Department of Homeland Security refused to say how many) submitted to the agency last year. In soliciting ideas, the departm...