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Four Companies Selected to Build Prototypes of Trump's Border Wall

In what was called a "significant milestone" by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials, Trump's controversial border wall project has shown its first tangible results.
September 1, 2017, 9am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"The Trump administration on Thursday announced it has chosen four companies to build concrete prototypes of the president’s much-touted border wall," reports Tracy Jan.

"Construction of the prototypes, to take place in San Diego, is the first step in fulfilling President Trump’s campaign promise of building a 'big, beautiful' wall stretching along the 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border," adds Jan.

The prototype projects will be funded with $20 million already set aside by Congress—more contracts for more prototypes are expected next week. The article lists the companies that the Trump Administration selected to complete the prototype projects. 

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Published on Thursday, August 31, 2017 in The Washington Post
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