First on CNN: Report: Trump admin taking quiet steps on seizing border land
Trump administration has taken subtle steps to be able to seize land to build one, including by restarting a lawsuit that laid dormant for years
Roughly two-thirds of the US-Mexico border runs through private or state-owned lands, meaning the federal government would need to purchase, seize or seek permission to use land in order to build a border wall. Based on efforts a decade ago to build border fencing, that process is likely to cost the government millions and could take years of complex litigation.And it appears the administration is gearing up for it. Democrats on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee ...
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