Trump’s $5 Billion Wall Is a Waste—Here’s What We Could Spend It on Instead

Jan 09, 2019 - Fortune

The federal government shutdown has passed the two-week mark, with no end in sight. As federal workers and contractors face another week scraping by without pay, President Donald Trump on Tuesday night addressed the American public with an Oval Office speech in which he doubled down over his demand for a border wall and demonstrated his unwillingness to compromise.

But this is a fight most Americans didn't want--and it's over a wall most Americans don't want, either.

Americans are l...