Triple amputee veteran raises almost $1 million to build Trump's wall

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"If the 63 million people who voted for Trump each pledge $80, we can build the wall", Kolfage wrote.

"As a veteran who has given so much, 3 limbs, I feel deeply invested to this nation to ensure future generations have everything we have today", Kolfage's page reads.

The campaign's goal is set to $1 billion, the maximum GoFundMe will allow for donations.

Coulter, competing with Fox News' Sean Hannity over their obsession with Trump building a wall across the southern border, appeared to mock President Trump over his latest claim that the new NAFTA deal will help pay for his border wall. "That equates to roughly $5 billion, even if we get half, that's half the wall".

According to the GoFundMe page, Kolfage has contacted the Trump Administration to secure a point of contact where the funds will go and there are 'many high level contacts already helping'.

The effort was started by retired Air Force Senior Airman Brian Kolfage, who was severely injured in a 2004 blast in Iraq.

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TOPSHOT - Men from Mexico climb the US-Mexico border wall in Playas de Tijuana, northwestern Mexico, November 18, 2018.

As of Wednesday night, the campaign had raised almost $2 million, with large and small donations pouring in almost every minute. On GoFundMe's homepage, Kolfage's campaign was also one of the top fundraisers as of this afternoon.

It follows a heated exchange between Trump and House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, last week, in which the President threatened to shut down the government over the border security dispute.

It's been two years since Donald Trump won the presidential election after repeatedly promising to build a wall on the US-Mexico border.

The President has been unusually quiet about the issue on Wednesday, holding his tongue as some conservative commentators and lawmakers blast him for abandoning his commitment.

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