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Wall builder who pitched to Trump on Fox wins $400M contract

 

December 4, 2019



BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Tommy Fisher's ambitious plan to win a border wall contract included what could be the next best thing to making a pitch directly to President Donald Trump himself — talking to him through his favorite cable TV channel, Fox News.

And it just may have worked.

Fisher's North Dakota-based firm was awarded a $400 million contract this week to build 31 miles of wall in Arizona after he made numerous appearances on Fox, repeating a Trumpian boast that he could build the wall, faster, better and cheaper than anyone else. It didn't seem to matter that Fisher's firm had lit...



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