Why Trump is supporting solar panels along the U.S.-Mexico border

President Donald Trump said at a Thursday rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, that he wanted to add solar panels to his long-promised southern border wall. Photo by REUTERS/Scott Morgan. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump wants to add solar panels to his long-promised southern border wall — a plan he says would help pay for the wall’s construction and add to its aesthetic appeal. “We’re thinking about building the wall as a solar wall so it creates energy and pays for...

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