Border wall GoFundMe organizers plan private build as donors offered refunds

Border wall GoFundMe organizers plan private build as donors offered refunds
 

The organizers of a GoFundMe campaign to fund the construction of a wall along the southern US border have scrapped plans to hand $20m over to the federal government and plan to build the wall privately instead.
“The federal government won’t be able to accept our donations anytime soon,” organizers said in a Friday update for the campaign which by Saturday afternoon had raised more than $20.3m from nearly 340,000 donors.
Saturday was day 22 of the government shutdown arising from Donald Trump’s demand for federal funds to build a wall, the longest such closure in US history with no end in... read more

 
12 January 2019 in World News, Views: 49
Source: Guardian
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