Nine Things To Buy Instead of a Border Wall - Graphics

Jan. 23, 2019

We're now a month into the longest government shutdown in American history, all because of a political standoff between President Trump and Congress over $5 billion to fund a border wall.

Five billion dollars is not huge in a federal discretionary budget of more than $1 trillion. But it’s an incredibly meaningful sum for other federal government programs working to address ongoing real crises in America.

We listed nine things Americans could buy for $5 billion instead of a border wall.

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Read our full article here detailing 9 things to buy for $5 billion instead of a border wall.