TRUMP, claiming Biden wants to "eliminate America's borders": "He wants to tear down the wall — he actually suggested tearing down the wall that we fought so hard to get built." — North Carolina tele-rally on Friday.
THE FACTS: That's false.
Biden's immigration plan does not include money for new border fencing, and he and his campaign task force on immigration aren't calling for any new walls. But neither has proposed taking down existing barriers.
Asked specifically by NPR last month if he would tear down the wall, Biden said: "No. There will not be another foot of wall constructed on my administration, No. 1."
"No. 2 … I'm going to make sure that we have border protection, but it's going to be based on making sure that we use high-tech capacity to deal with it and at the ports of entry. That's where all bad stuff is happening."
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