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Sun Mar 10, 2019, 06:49 PM

Arizona ranchers who supported Trump wall now have doubts about border plans

When Donald Trump was elected president, rancher John Ladd said smuggling traffic on his ranch immediately dipped, and he slept soundly for the first time in years.

Ladd, 63, a fourth-generation cattle rancher, had voted for Trump and his promise to build a border wall and have Mexico pay for it. But the wall hasnít been constructed, the respite didnít last, and Ladd, along with other vocal southern Arizona ranchers, has lost faith in the Border Patrolís barrier plans.

ďIf they build a wall and do what they did to us, it isnít going to work,Ē Ladd said last week as he drove through the 10Ĺ-mile stretch of his ranchland that borders Mexico ó roughly from the community of Naco west to the San Pedro River.

All but about half a mile of the border on his ranch is already fenced, a patchwork of varying heights, all erected on his land prior to the Trump administration. To his immediate west, at the foot of the Huachuca Mountains, the fence ends.

https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/nation-world/la-na-arizona-border-trump-ranchers-20190310-story.html

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keithbvadu2 Mar 2019 #1

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Sun Mar 10, 2019, 08:34 PM

1. Don't forget your support for eminent domain which will take your land.

Don't forget your support for eminent domain which will take your land.

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