Apparently, Mexico may have to host the wall, too

3/29/2017 The Washington Post

Us-mexico-borderThe Sabal Palm Sanctuary is a nature reserve southeast of Brownsville, Tex. It’s home to thousands of birds, which you can watch eat on a streaming webcam. The sanctuary was created on part of a plantation that once ran along the Rio Grande; the plantation’s mansion can still be visited by tourists.

Oh, and, according to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, it now belongs to Mexico.

Well, sort of.

While addressing the legislative conference of the Public Lands Council in Washington on Tuesday, the subject of President Trump’s proposed border wall came up.

“The border is complicated, as far as building a physical wall,” Zinke said, according to E&E News. “The Rio Grande, what side of the river are you going to put the wall? We’re not going to put it on our side and cede the river to Mexico. And we’re probably not going to put it in the middle of the river.”

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