Trump Supporters Raise Nearly $3 Million For Border Wall As GoFundMe Campaign Takes Off

Funding for President Donald Trump’s border wall, which is essential for the safety and security of Americans, continues to be held hostage by Democrats and their GOP allies.

Congress is putting the finishing touches on a continuing resolution to fund the government through February, which isn’t likely to include anything for the wall.

And by the time that it comes up again, the hope seems to be that Trump will be buried under the mountain of investigations that the incoming Democrat majority in the House are ready to unleash on him.

But that hasn’t stopped Brian Kolfage, a triple amputee veteran who took the initiative to circumvent politicians and appeal directly to the American people with a GoFundMe account to raise money for the wall.

And in what can be described as a Christmas miracle, the campaign has already raised nearly $3 million in less than four days.

Via The Washington Post, “military vet raises $2.5 million for Trump’s A triple-amputee border wall in four days”:

If neither Mexico nor Congress is going to fund President Trump’s border wall, then Brian Kolfage has a more expedient plan: GoFundMe.

In just four days, the military veteran’s crowdsourced campaign for construction of the border wall has raked in more than $2.5 million in donations from more than 43,000 people as of early Thursday. Kolfage, a triple amputee who won a Purple Heart while serving in Iraq, is aiming to raise $1 billion for wall funding through the GoFundMe. He proposed on the GoFundMe page that if every one of the 63 million people who voted for Trump donated $80, they would get the wall that Trump promised them, echoing an idea included in a New York Post column over the weekend.

The 37-year-old Air Force vet of Miramar Beach, Fla., said in an email to The Washington Post that he decided to start the campaign on Sunday because “political games from both parties” have been holding back funding for the wall. He said his campaign, “We The People Will Fund The Wall,” was about “giving the people the power.”

“It’s time to stop playing games with voters,” Kolfage said in an email. “If we are told we’re getting something, make it happen.”

As of early Thursday morning, “We The People Will Fund The Wall” has raised nearly $3 million.

Kolfage also announced that he will be making the rounds in the media so it will continue to grow.


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