STORY: Biden said he tried to get Congress to reallocate funding for barriers touted by his predecessor, but he couldn’t by law redirect the money.
“I can’t stop that,” he said. When asked if a border wall works, he told reporters: “No.”
The decision to build additional sections of the wall is a change for Biden, who campaigned against the policy adopted by former Republican US President Donald Trump. Both aspire to the presidency in 2024.