US President Donald Trump goes wall shopping at Mexico border as eight designs put on show
President Donald Trump has arrived in California to view prototypes for his "big beautiful border wall".
The president headed to San Diego to inspect eight towering prototypes in an area of the border heavily cordoned off.
He told reporters a real wall would stop "99 percent" of illegals entering from Mexico and said some of those attempting to get into the US were like "professional mountain climbers" given their ability to scale high barriers.
He added: "If you didn't have walls you wouldn't have a country. It is the first line of defence.
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