Steve Bannon and three others involved in the "We Build the Wall" online fundraising campaign allegedly funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars from the $25 million raised to fund lavish lifestyles.
President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday he believed the border wall project Steve Bannon was arrested for was created for "showboating reasons."
Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon is one of four people charged with criminal fraud for funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the "We Build the Wall" fund.
Bannon and his associates launched a scheme to defraud hundreds of thousands of contributors to a border wall crowdfunding campaign, the federal indictment alleges.
The president wrongly claimed the Mexican border town of Tijuana was in "South America."
Some Laredo residents believe the wire is meant to mark future construction areas for the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.
"We'll be back before the Supreme Court soon to put a stop to Trump's xenophobic border wall once and for all," said ACLU attorney Dror Ladin on Friday.
A large street mural reading "DEFUND THE WALL" is planned to be completed after city council members in Laredo, Texas unanimously approved of the plan.
"The bill provides nothing to address the long lines at foodbanks...but we can shore up the defense industry?" said Democratic Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy.
The privately built border wall was funded by Trump supporters.
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The DHS OIG issued the warning in a scathing report on CBP's acquisition capabilities to secure the southern border.
The Trump administration has seen 240 miles of border wall built, according to the president.
The federal lawsuit was filed on July 6 in Laredo, by attorney Carlos Flores on behalf of Zapata County residents Melissa Cigarroa and George C. Rincón.
The president still has more than 200 miles of border wall to build before the end of 2020.
Members of the Kumeyaay Nation blocked construction with a peaceful protest.
To fulfill Trump's promise to his supporters, another 250 miles of border wall would need to be built before the end of 2020.
The new construction deal with Fisher Sand and Gravel comes with a nearly $1.3 billion price tag.
While the government's eminent domain powers are generally unreserved, the orphanage will have an opportunity to contest the amount of compensation.
The order will exempt programs that are frequently targeted by anti-immigration activists who claim that they encourage companies to hire foreign employees who will work for less money than equally qualified Americans.
Immigration, civil rights and environmental groups have called on the Trump administration to halt border wall construction during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The presidential hopeful said the Trump administration's response to the crisis is "all about politics."
Mexican smugglers are illegally entering the U.S. by using inexpensive camouflaged rebar ladders that hook over the top of the border wall, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar once said in a 2006 debate that a border fence would help bring "order at the border."
"Everyone in America should be paying attention to this," said California Sen. Kamala Harris.
Conservative commentator Ann Coulter reacted to the announcement of a proposed $15.4 billion budget for the newly-formed Space Force with disdain Monday, complaining on Twitter that it wasn't being used to build President Donald Trump's promised border wall.
Team Bloomberg handed out the "Donalds" awards as Sunday's Oscars night unfolded.
President Donald Trump has been touting progress on construction of his long-promised border wall.
A section of the wall blew over into Mexico during ongoing construction.
"We are grateful there was no property damage or injuries," Agent Carlos Pitones of the Customs and Border Protection sector in El Centro, California said.