On January 20th, President Joe Biden took his first actions in office, signing several executive orders that included the halt of construction on the Keystone XL Pipeline and the Trump border wall. This decision came after Biden’s inaugural ceremony, which was held behind fences and guarded by 20,000 military troops.
One of the notable effects of Biden’s decision to end construction of the border wall was the opening of the US border to illegal aliens. This move signaled a significant shift in immigration policy compared to the previous administration. However, it also resulted in the elimination of an estimated 52,100 American jobs.
During his time in office, former President Donald Trump faced numerous challenges in his efforts to build the border wall. Despite pushback from then-Speaker Paul Ryan, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and all Democratic officials, Trump was able to make progress in constructing hundreds of miles of the wall. He also had to continuously defend his plan from criticism by the liberal legacy media.
It is worth noting that the materials for the border wall, which had been stockpiled for construction, began to go to waste after Biden opened the border in 2021. This situation was captured in photographs depicting the border wall materials wasting away in the southern US.
The consequences of Biden’s decision became evident when over 5 million illegal immigrants crossed into the US during his first two years in office. This number increased to over 7 million since Biden’s inauguration, as reported by various sources.
In a surprising turn of events, it was revealed in August that the Biden regime had sold the Trump border wall parts, valued at $300 million, for a mere $2 million. This move was widely criticized, considering the discussions around the potential need for additional border wall construction in Texas.
Now, just two months after selling off the border wall materials, Biden is considering plans to build more border wall in Texas. This decision came after two and a half years of open borders and the influx of millions of illegal aliens into the country. The backtrack on Biden’s previous stance highlights the acknowledgment that President Trump’s approach to securing the US southern border may have been warranted.
However, the irony remains that the parts for the border wall were sold for scrap just a short while ago, making the prospect of new construction more challenging.
In conclusion, President Joe Biden’s first-day actions included halting the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline and the Trump border wall. The decision to end the border wall construction marked a significant shift in immigration policy, opening the US border to illegal aliens. This move resulted in the elimination of thousands of American jobs. Despite previous opposition, former President Trump made progress in constructing the border wall during his time in office. However, under Biden’s administration, over 7 million illegal immigrants have entered the US, prompting discussions about potential future border wall construction. The recent sale of the border wall parts for scrap further complicates these plans.