CBS News tours construction of Trump's border wall

  • Published on Dec 4, 2019
  • Nearly three years after President Trump took office, work is underway on one of his key campaign promises. Mireya Villarreal got access to the locations where new border wall is being constructed.
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Comments • 715

  • average citizen
    average citizen 4 hours ago

    The president never said the Mexican Govt would cut a check, he's doing it by cutting off foreign aid to them and Central America. That helps foot the bill.

  • eze
    eze Day ago

    Border security.
    Everyone wants it but illegal immigrants and the media.

  • Kurt Love
    Kurt Love Day ago

    That man just lost his house the moment he said I'm not leaving it up to God

  • Val Alonzo
    Val Alonzo Day ago

    Any wall is scalable with tools (ladders, rope, hooks, etc), but this wall is unscalable without those tools. The object of walls are to delay mass crossings going undetected if walls did not exist. The object is to delay crossings which allow Border Patrol to detect, react and apprehend. I hate how the media thinks most people are so gullible. The cost of having no walls outweigh the cost of building it.

  • Bessie Hillum
    Bessie Hillum Day ago

    I like that Norah.

  • Robert Schuster
    Robert Schuster 2 days ago

    Walls dont work just think of the Berlin wall its just a waste of Tax money better invested in refuges and 1.aid and better monitoring i who enters the country.

  • aknod1
    aknod1 2 days ago

    I love that big "racist" wall.🏗

  • Ryan Quist
    Ryan Quist 2 days ago

    Fake news got to love it facetiously

  • Ryan Quist
    Ryan Quist 2 days ago

    Construction finally underway I laughed so hard haha it's been underway under construction since he swore in miles and Miles have already been built and Miles and Miles have been refurbished

  • Strider Hiryu
    Strider Hiryu 2 days ago

    Would it be ethical to place land mines on US side next to the wall with adequate signage of warnings?

  • Ryan Costa
    Ryan Costa 3 days ago

    like many national security projects, it will go massively over budget and then not work.

  • Whut Now!
    Whut Now! 4 days ago

    Millions will cross from California to Texas at the same time by climbing it or underground and no wall will do anything

  • is privy
    is privy 5 days ago +1

    You are so bias in your reporting. You are supposed to be journalist NO ACTVIST!!!!

  • Hollywood Gold
    Hollywood Gold 6 days ago

    MY FELLOW AMERICANS. Just watch. By the end of the wall being built, MEXICO WILL PAY FOR THE WALL. Trump is going to tax the remittances sent back to Mexico and that will pay for the wall 10 times over. Also, the USMCA new trade deal will pay for the wall 100's of times over. But make no mistake, MEXICO WILL PAY FOR THE WALL.

  • sunil kumar
    sunil kumar 6 days ago

    My dear Mexicans tip to Wall hack.......make sure wind is blowing towards america..... hold ten helium balloons u will raise above wall then pop one by one u will land in America......u need high strength balloons if u don't have them order on Amazon those balloons will be delivered by Amazon shipped from America itself......think man think.....

  • Out Rageous
    Out Rageous 7 days ago +1

    I'm so sick and tired of liberal news media always have to be negative

  • Violet Phoenix
    Violet Phoenix 7 days ago

    LOL The wall will have taken Trump's whole administration.

  • The Reviewer
    The Reviewer 7 days ago

    They need to put high voltage electricity on the top of the wall

  • jammapcb
    jammapcb 7 days ago

    I got a new shop open for this wall because of trump. I sell polevaults... anyone interested? Shipping is free to mexico!

  • Gui Will Videos
    Gui Will Videos 8 days ago +1

    😂 This doesn’t stop them. They can make “tiny” tunnels from one wall to another, less than 15 ft just to cross. Btw, have you heard about ladder? We are paying lots of money to build this 💩 wall for nothing! This money should be invested in schools. Oh yes, the wall is very high but these people will do anything to cross the border, don’t be silly! If we can’t stop them bringing tons of drugs per day, what makes you think we will stop them crossing? 🙄

  • Gabriel Klein
    Gabriel Klein 8 days ago


  • Mikey Teflo
    Mikey Teflo 9 days ago

    3 of my good friends died from Drug Overdoses from drugs that flowed in from from that Boarder! Thank You Mr President, KEEP AMERICA SAFE!!! 👍👍👍

  • Joe Nop
    Joe Nop 9 days ago

    Trumps kinda like Obama

    MURRYCHOOCK 9 days ago

    Looks flimsy that wall. To easy to climb and it lets you see through. It takes just to cut one of those metal bars and you got a hundred Mexicanos as guests. Just useless

    ATV STUDIOS 9 days ago

    Give it another 50 years or so and there will be walls surrounding every state in the U.S. - it sounds ridiculous but it’s possible.

  • 10 days ago

    America wants Trump and his policies.
    The foriegn powers that own our media companies don't want Trump or his America first policies.

  • Johnny badassdad
    Johnny badassdad 10 days ago

    We dont care about the costs. Just get it up

  • Thetwoofus02
    Thetwoofus02 10 days ago

    CBS probably hired professional wall climbers just to put their Anti-Trump narrative. The Wall should’ve been built 50 years ago.

  • Michael Burke
    Michael Burke 10 days ago

    CBS you suck! Go Trump! MAGA2020!!!

  • Vinnie Valentine
    Vinnie Valentine 11 days ago

    If they wanted a real wall, mine fields would do it

  • Clifton Williams
    Clifton Williams 11 days ago +25

    I’d rather my tax dollars be spent on the wall then a pos president *cough* Obama sending it to Iran to help fund their nuclear weapons program

  • Ravi M
    Ravi M 11 days ago

    Man this awesome.

  • 4KT 14
    4KT 14 11 days ago

    Who buys the drugs from the “IMMIGRANTS” it’s us .The way to fix this is to stop all the dead beat parents and pay attention to your kids

  • NayokeHenji
    NayokeHenji 11 days ago

    fake news

  • Herrera Missions
    Herrera Missions 11 days ago

    2:42 mayayaogabliligel

    • Herrera Missions
      Herrera Missions 8 days ago

      @JoeCnNd gotta be politically correct smh. A white guy has no right talk about black guy crime that's just wrong 🙄 *insert sarcasm

    • JoeCnNd
      JoeCnNd 8 days ago +1

      But you notice how they try to place ethnicity reporters on who it's effecting. Using when a black crime happens they bring a black reporter.

    • Herrera Missions
      Herrera Missions 11 days ago

      DISCLAIMER: Fyi I'm clearly Hispanic so I'm not being racist look at the name my father was born in Sonora but this person is mumbling

  • xinn 81
    xinn 81 12 days ago

    This wall is bloody stupid ...😒😒😒

  • MrMudNugget
    MrMudNugget 12 days ago

    I don't care if it's tax payed or not. IT IS A MUST!

  • Salvatore aaa
    Salvatore aaa 12 days ago +1

    Shame on you Usa, from Italy.

  • TimothyDanielIsaiah
    TimothyDanielIsaiah 14 days ago

    Build that wall strong and tall! Nothing will keep everyone out but it sure slows them down. I’m not worried about a wall jumper who’s looking for work, I’m worried about the drug and human trafficking but the tall new wall will fix it all! 🤣😂🤣



  • Salty Kraken
    Salty Kraken 15 days ago +2

    Funny how the walls a "waste of money" to those who's property might be effected...

  • Brad Manheim
    Brad Manheim 15 days ago +1

    CBS news is a joke . The one person they end the segment with is against the wall , of course . I’m willing to bet they interviewed a lot of people who love the Wall and didn’t include it because it didn’t fit their narrative of Orange man bad .

  • Markuss One
    Markuss One 16 days ago +1

    All i want is fence in my back yard

  • Wilfredo Vega
    Wilfredo Vega 16 days ago

    We build the wall and then we put restrictions anybody that came to illegally 99 years before they can never apply for any kind of citizenship or they are taking advantage of Americaand if they feel that 99 years is too long then they could take it to court and let the Court decide why was the reason they came here climbing the illegally if it was for job than they can't come into enough is enough

  • •ムり尺ノム刀•

    Take down the wall we need to go to Mexico so we don’t get drafted.

  • Deborah VanDusen
    Deborah VanDusen 16 days ago +2

    Good to see concrete set and then metal. Won’t be taking it down and driving thru it. Now hook up electric to metal and you won’t have to guard it.

  • Slipshank D
    Slipshank D 17 days ago

    Another Dem complaining - that property values have dropped drastically in the last 15 years and many have sold because their lives were at risk. The complainers know that and have taken advantage of others distress. Many didn't even build what they say will be destroyed. If they had bought these properties 20 - 30 years they would have paid 5 - 10 times as much.

  • Felino Aaron
    Felino Aaron 18 days ago +1

    I’m Mexican American and we need the big. Border no illegals to USA no illegals Guns to Mexico, both countries needs the border and more control,

  • Shigeru Miyamoto
    Shigeru Miyamoto 18 days ago +1

    Oof, looks like fake news CBS slipped up. Tried pushing their own false narrative at the beginning to say the wall only started construction in 2019, but then admits at 1:52 that the wall started construction back in 2017.

  • mrcassonova1
    mrcassonova1 19 days ago +8

    These journalists are so bias it's not even funny

  • D D
    D D 19 days ago +13

    Liberals be like: Well one person made it across this year so that means it's ineffective.
    Conservatives be like: Sh!t, We can easily deport one person!!!!!!

    • WithAStick AngryWhiteMan
      WithAStick AngryWhiteMan 23 hours ago

      A new way to earn money, set training classes in Mexican schools for climb Trump wall @_@

  • D D
    D D 19 days ago +1

    CBS is FAKE NEWS!!!

  • Edmund007013
    Edmund007013 20 days ago

    Money well spent !

  • America First
    America First 20 days ago +2

    Walls do s few things
    1. Keep people in and out
    2. Reduce number of illegal crossings by making it difficult to climb over the wall. End result is only able body illegal can cross the border wall.
    Walls are not meant to be crossing proof. I’m sure if Trump wanted to be crossing proof walls, he can. Electrifying the wall, use thermal imaging cameras , security cameras, barbed wire, etc.

  • Nameless Ghost
    Nameless Ghost 21 day ago +2

    CBS? I see bs.
    Complaining about the cost of the wall? What about the cost of open borders? Immigrants will come forever but the wall is a one time payment.
    Imagine how much money open borders will cost us. 20k-40k immigrants were apprehended each month in 2018.
    On average case scenario you will get 360k immigrants a year. But with open borders and a path to citizenship there will be a lot more. Most of them won't pay taxes. They will receive health care, welfare and other benefits.
    How much money it will cost? A few billions (or tens of billions) each year, forever. It will also lead to increase in cost of living, real estate prices, food, water and electricity. Government will be forced to build more factories, farms and power plants to support more people = tens or even hundreds of billions and bad for environment. Companies will prefer to hire a cheap immigrant instead of you.

    Two men are climbing the wall? Who cares. You ain't gonna see 200k-400k people each year climbing the wall like this.
    Trump doesn't have to build the wall everywhere. He can place border patrol in that area instead of evacuating that family. Or build the wall behind their land.

  • swukelz
    swukelz 21 day ago

    Rip tax payer money

  • James Jeffers
    James Jeffers 22 days ago

    The wall need to be up in the long run Mexico will be paying for it and if they don't at least you're children and grandchildren won't be able to get the drugs that are killing them so that's a plus to have the wall up

  • Yt Yt
    Yt Yt 22 days ago +2

    Only a tiny fraction of people are capable of scaling that wall. So the wall “only” prevents 98% of illegal crossings instead of 100%. What a failure!

    • J winchell
      J winchell 20 days ago

      Or they can just go around it

  • eyes open 5
    eyes open 5 23 days ago +1

    The wall has been going up.for over a year. You should try reporting truthfully for a change.

  • Doug Peebly
    Doug Peebly 23 days ago +1

    The people wall. CBS sucks.