Now Trump wants solar panels to pay for the border wall

Trump solar border wall

President Trump on Tuesday reportedly suggested that solar panels could offset some of the costs to erect a border wall on the U.S.'s southern border. The comments were first reported by Politico. Most walls, Trump said, are 14-15 feet high, but his envisioned U.S. -Mexico border wall would be nothing like those barriers.

According to the report, Trump called such a wall, which is meant to prevent people from entering the USA illegally, a "beautiful structure".

Trump's pitch is similar to one the Associated Press reported on in April that was submitted to the government by Gleason Partners of Las Vegas.

And until this non-definitive plan comes to non-fruition, feel free to remember all the times Trump insisted Mexico-the country, which is not a collection of solar panels-would pay for his wall. You see, Donald has been thinking about ways to pay for the wall, because his repeated promise that he would get Mexico to pay for it turned out to be a falsehood, just like we all knew it was.

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President Trump wants to build a big, handsome wall on the Mexican border - and make the Sun pay for it. In addition, the US could sell some of the power generated to Mexico.

Trump did not float the eco-friendly proposal as a surefire solution, one person told the site. However, this wall, he said, would be nothing like those walls. Trump told the lawmakers they could talk about the solar-paneled wall as long as they said it was his idea.

Reports don't indicate that Trump specifically explained how the solar wall would pay for itself.

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