‘Crazy’: CBP Say They Want to Remove Gov. Doug Ducey’s Stopgap Border Wall and Replace with ‘Mesh Fencing’

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said it would be putting up a temporary barrier in areas “previously disrupted by other construction activities” beginning next year, according to a letter shared with the Arizona Sun Times. C.J. Karamargin, Communications Director for Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R), told the Sun Times this is not going to happen.

“Essentially, they’re [the CPB] asking that we re-open the gaps in the border barrier. Not gonna happen,” Karamargin said via the phone.

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Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs Invites White House Press Secretary to Tour of Southern Border

Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ-05) invited the White House Press Secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre, to tour the southern border after she made false claims about border crossings.

“White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre’s continued dismissal of the nation’s border crisis is outrageous,” Biggs said. “As the chief spokesperson of the President of the United States, she is either deliberately lying to the American public or is utterly unaware of this catastrophe that stretches across the nation’s 2,000-mile border with Mexico.”

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