U.S. President Donald Trump's promise of a wall on the border with Mexico is taking shape. Testing is underway on eight prototypes built in San Diego, but the project still needs approval for $1.8 billion dollars in funding for construction. CBC News went down to take a look at what's been done so far.

Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News

»»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1

Voice Your Opinion & Connect With Us Online:

The National Updates on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenational
The National Updates on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CBCTheNational
»»» »»» »»» »»» »»»
The National is CBC Television's flagship news program. Airing six days a week, the show delivers news, feature documentaries and analysis from some of Canada's leading journalists.

The Wall: A 2,000-mile border journey

State of the Union 2019: Donald Trump's full speech http://bit.ly/2HSNn97 Stacey Abrams delivers the Democratic response to the State of the Union Add...

Trump’s Wall: A symbol of his presidency? - BBC Newsnight

Senior Republicans are resisting spending on the controversial wall when the money - they say - should be spent on disaster relief. The wall was meant...

US Special Forces unable to scale border wall prototypes

National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd speaks out on the successful tests. FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news s...

One of these prototypes could become Trump's border wall

Eight prototypes of Trump's border wall have been finished at an estimated cost of between $2.4 and 4 million. Following is a transcript of the video....

What Trump's border wall could look like

Jorge Perez, a billionaire real estate developer, has built structures around the world but will not build President Trump's border wall stating it is...

Trump pitches solar-paneled border wall to GOP leaders

Bruce Blakeman of Sustainable Technology, Inc. provides insight