Mexico may end up paying for the border wall, but a new outfit called the America First Foundation is taking it upon itself to help ensure there’s money for the project, regardless of who eventually foots the bill.
How are they helping? By taking donations.
That’s right – Trump’s much-ballyhooed border wall may be built, at least in part, by contributions to the effort made by John Q. Public.
Steven Vulich, vice president of the America First Foundation and one of the group’s co-founders, told The Daily Caller, “They are going to put up the wall. We’re just trying to help.”
A post at the group’s Facebook Page reads, in part, “This Non-Profit was created to help fund and build that wall and show the world what American Determination and Strength is all about.”
Vulich points out that the group’s campaign to generate donations for funding the border wall is just starting to gain traction in a variety of forums, including throughout social media; as a matter of fact, a piece about the America First Foundation’s mission appeared on a recent edition of Fox News Channel’s Fox & Friends morning show.
According to Vulich, any money raised will go directly to fund construction of the wall. Ideally, he says, the foundation will be able to directly pay those contractors chosen for the actual construction, and the group plans to work with the new administration, as well as the Department of Homeland Security, to make that happen.
By Robert G. Yetman, Jr. Editor At Large