Mark Morgan, the acting commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection, joined Judge Jeanine Pirro on Saturday to discuss Friday’s Supreme Court decision that allows US President Donald Trump to use Pentagon funds to build the US border wall with Mexico.
The Supreme Court ruled Friday that the Trump Administration can use $2.5 billion in Pentagon funds to build the border wall.
On Saturday Mark Morgan told Judge Jeanine Pirro the ruling will allow President Trump to
Mark Morgan: Right now we’ve completed 52 new miles of wall along the southwest border strategic locations. And by 2020 we’re going to have about 205 miles of wall completed. But with this new ruling and if we’re able to get all of the DOD funding that’s available we’re going to be able to build about 450 miles of new wall. And right now judge, we’ve been building about a mile of wall every week since May.