GOP Reps Want Biden To Resume Building Border Wall 1 GOP Reps Want Biden To Resume Building Border Wall
Law360 (April 29, 2021, 7:44 PM EDT) — Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee urged the Biden administration to resume building the border wall, saying Thursday that a construction freeze has gone on too long and that a barrier could address increasing numbers of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Upon taking office, President Joe Biden signed a proclamation freezing border wall construction while federal agencies reviewed the wall’s funding and contracting practices. The White House initially had until mid-March to carry out the review and create a plan for the border wall funds, which include billions in redirected defense appropriations.

But the GOP lawmakers on the Democratic-led committee…