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Biden Would End Border Wall Construction, But Wouldn't Tear Down Trump's Additions

The presumptive Democratic nominee spoke in a new interview with Hispanic and Black journalists about how he would reverse president's policies on the border wall and tariffs on China.
Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, seen here at a campaign event in July, says he won't tear down the border wall put in place during the Trump administration. Source: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden says if elected, he would not tear down the parts of the barrier along the U.S. Southern border built during the Trump administration — but he would cease construction.

"There will not be another foot of wall constructed on my administration, No. 1," he told NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro during an interview with journalists from the National Association of Black Journalists and

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