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H.R. 2390: Donument Act

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The lead sponsor of this bill says “President Biden! Don’t tear down this wall!”


Former President Donald Trump’s most famous 2016 campaign pledge was to construct a 1,954-mile U.S.-Mexico border wall that Mexico would pay for.

Once in office, his plan hit some snags. During his first two years, the problems mostly involved geographic challenges and private property rights. During his third and fourth years, after Democrats took control of the House, Congress largely refused to appropriate money for the project.

Still, about 452 miles of border wall now exist, of which the Trump administration added 80 where there were none before. And actually, the U.S. paid for it.

During his first week in office in January, President Joe Biden halted border wall construction, …

Sponsor and status

Madison Cawthorn

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 8, 2021
Length: 4 pages
Apr 8, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Apr 8, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 8, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Apr 8, 2021

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H.R. 2390 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2390. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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