Recently, President Trump switched from a concrete wall to "artistically designed steel slats." He claimed it will be "beautiful," and better because it can be seen through.
The Democrats, are saying loud and clear that they do not want to build a Concrete Wall - but we are not building a Concrete Wall, we are building artistically designed steel slats, so that you can easily see through it....
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 19, 2018
Tuesday night he called his steel slat wall "absolutely critical to border security."
But an exclusive NBC News report finds that the "artistically designed steel slats" won't work.
"Department of Homeland Security testing of a steel slat prototype proved it could be cut through with a saw, according to a report by DHS," NBC reports.
EXCLUSIVE: DHS test of steel prototype for border wall, Trump's preference, showed it could be sawed through.
We've obtained a never-before-seen photo.
— Jacob Soboroff (@jacobsoboroff) January 10, 2019
The Marine Corps was brought in and asked to try to destroy it "with common tools."
President Trump will travel to Texas Thursday to visit the border as he tries to make his case for Congress to give him $5.7 billion to build his artistically designed steel slats wall.
This new finding isn't going to help.
Here's President Trump in March touring border wall prototypes:
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