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Justice Department tried to hide report warning that private border wall in Texas could collapse

The report confirms a ProPublica and Texas Tribune investigation that found the privately built fencing could collapse during major flooding. The federal government resisted making the findings public for more than a year.

By Jeremy Schwartz and Perla Trevizo, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica
Erosion can be seen along the privately funded border wall that was built less than a year ago on June 19, 2020 in Mission, Texas.
Verónica G. Cárdenas for The Texas Tribune/ProPublica

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