Veteran draws millions in donations for Trump's border wall

Veteran draws millions in donations for Trump's border wall

Veteran draws millions in donations for Trump's border wall

It had raised almost $11 million as of Friday morning.

"We are working with a law firm on a legal document that will bind the government to using the funds for the border wall itself, nothing else", Kolfage wrote on his Go Fund Me page. Regardless of your views towards the wall, Kolfage, a triple amputee, certainly appears to have captured the hearts and minds of thousands of Americans.

By Friday morning at around 11:30 a.m. ET, a GoFundMe page titled "We The People Will Fund The Wall" passed $11 million from almost 200,000 donors.

That seems far too ambitious, since millions who voted for Trump did so for other reasons (religious freedom, fear or disgust of Hillary Clinton, et cetera). The site states a fundraising goal of $1 billion.

Nevertheless, Trump insisted again Wednesday on Twitter that the wall will be built "one way or another", and reiterated his claim that Mexico will indirectly pay for it through a trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

Apparently, 37-year-old right-winger Brian Kolfage-who has a "verified blue check facebook page"-and a bunch of online allies ready to spend their own hard-earned cash to fund Trump's promise".

The veteran became the most critically wounded airman to survive any war in the history of the USA back on September 11, 2004, according to the Military Times.

Kolfage says his grandparents immigrated to the U.S. legally, adding, 'they did it the correct way and it's time we uphold our laws and get this wall BUILT!'

For Kolfage, the means of getting the wall up - and Trump's involvement in the plan - makes no difference.

On September 11, 2004, after a night of customs enforcement work, Kolfage awoke in the afternoon.

His friends would later tell him that while moving him to a stretcher, they had to hold his body parts in place for fear they'd fall off.

"This is the same thing, only a grander scale", Kolfage said.

He woke up two weeks later in Ward 57 of Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

He graduated in 2014 from the University of Arizona's School of Architecture and is now is an architect, according to his website.

Supporters, however, continue pouring money into the fundraiser, including Tennessee Senator-elect Marsha Blackburn, who tweeted her support for Kolfage a veteran who also ran conspiracy-theory websites and a related Facebook page that was kicked off the platform in October.

"In November of 2016, Americans voted for better border security and as Vice-Chairman of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, I believe this legislation allows new alternatives for our citizens to support their values and defend our homeland", Palazzo said in a Monday press release.

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