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President Trump Visited The Border Wall And These Photos Capture All The Drama

Trump visited San Diego to inspect prototypes for the proposed border wall, attracting protesters, supporters, and very curious journalists peeking over from Mexico.

Posted on March 13, 2018, at 6:37 p.m. ET

President Donald Trump speaks while participating in a tour of US-Mexico border wall prototypes near the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San Diego, California, on March 13.
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President Donald Trump speaks while participating in a tour of US-Mexico border wall prototypes near the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San Diego, California, on March 13.

Police prepare their riot gear as they await the arrival of President Trump.
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Police prepare their riot gear as they await the arrival of President Trump.

Supporters sing the national anthem at a Trump rally.
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Supporters sing the national anthem at a Trump rally.

A man tears up a Mexican flag that was taken from a counterprotester.
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A man tears up a Mexican flag that was taken from a counterprotester.

A supporter sings the national anthem at a Trump rally.
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A supporter sings the national anthem at a Trump rally.

Supporters of the president sing the national anthem.
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Supporters of the president sing the national anthem.

A Trump supporter rallies other protesters through a megaphone.
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A Trump supporter rallies other protesters through a megaphone.

A Trump supporter advocates for tougher border security.
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A Trump supporter advocates for tougher border security.

Prototypes for the border wall with Mexico are blocked by trucks in this picture taken from the Mexican side of the border in Tijuana.
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Prototypes for the border wall with Mexico are blocked by trucks in this picture taken from the Mexican side of the border in Tijuana.

A journalist in Tijuana peers through a hole in the current border fence.
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A journalist in Tijuana peers through a hole in the current border fence.

President Trump inspects border wall prototypes.
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President Trump inspects border wall prototypes.

US Border Patrol officers on horseback watch President Trump as he tours the border wall prototypes.
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US Border Patrol officers on horseback watch President Trump as he tours the border wall prototypes.

A journalist peers through a hole in the current border frence from the Mexico side.
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A journalist peers through a hole in the current border frence from the Mexico side.

A man attempts to climb the old border fence in this picture taken from the Mexican side of the border in Tijuana.
Edgard Garrido / Reuters

A man attempts to climb the old border fence in this picture taken from the Mexican side of the border in Tijuana.

People hold signs in Spanish reading "Trump, we will not pay for the wall" and "Trump, stop the mass deportations" near the border fence between Mexico and the US, in Tijuana.
Edgard Garrido / Reuters

People hold signs in Spanish reading "Trump, we will not pay for the wall" and "Trump, stop the mass deportations" near the border fence between Mexico and the US, in Tijuana.

Lauren Rees holds up a sign during a rally against the president's visit.
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Lauren Rees holds up a sign during a rally against the president's visit.

Roberto Perez Garcia of Mexico participates in a rally in Tijuana against the border wall.
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Roberto Perez Garcia of Mexico participates in a rally in Tijuana against the border wall.

A woman looks over a fence to see a prototype for the new wall.
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A woman looks over a fence to see a prototype for the new wall.

President Trump gives a thumbs-up as he boards Air Force One before departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland to California.
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President Trump gives a thumbs-up as he boards Air Force One before departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland to California.


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