CEO of Fisher Sand & Gravel, Tommy Fisher, one of the four finalists selected to build prototypes for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall, joined The Daily Caller for an exclusive interview Tuesday before President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address.
Fisher declares he can build a 700-mile-long wall along the US-Mexico border for approximately $11 billion, a proposal he has submitted to the Department of Homeland Security, which is under significant consideration.
Fisher’s interview comes just days after the White House released a legislative framework on immigration which codifies DACA protections for illegal immigrants into law, provides $25 billion of funding for a border wall, ends chain migration and reforms the diversity visa lottery system.
He specifically emphasized the ability of his company to build a wall even along mountains and rivers where it can even serve as a levy. He responded to Trump’s past declaration that any border wall needs to be see-through for surveillance purposes by noting the advantages his own wall offers given its unique, high vantage point.
Fisher explained that with his proposed wall-border patrol agents would be able to drive along an access road vaulted above the ground, at speeds up to 60 mph. This would give agents the ability to patrol the border without having to compromise the structural integrity of the wall.