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"Correspondent Bob Costantini has details of one tweet. The president reminds us many in the opposition did at one time vote to spend several billion dollars for physical barriers referring to a vote in the middle of the George W Bush presidency where money was specifically allocated for border fencing, the president tweet. It's virtually every democrat. We are dealing with today strongly supported a border wall or fence. It was only when I made it in important part of my campaign that they turned against it. Well in two thousand six it was called the secure fence act proved in the Senate aided in nineteen a mix of vehicle and pedestrian fencing, but was supposed to be funded over a decade only a few billion dollars went to the project with it being largely abandoned as ineffective in many remote places in heavily patrolled areas. Smugglers have used tunnels. Bob Costantini, Washington. Forty two degrees in midtown. Now. Going down to thirty two overnight. It's cloudy in New York. And it's a half day on Wall Street and trading this usually light on Christmas Eve, but today while there was a big selloff on early on as the Bank stocks lead the decline. Correspondent Steve Kastenbaum explains. Why? Stock prices plummeted one hundred and seventy points in the first minute of trading by ten AM. The Dow Jones industrial average was down more than three hundred and thirty points. The decline was led by a fallen Bank stocks. They dropped the day after the Treasury Secretary in an unusual move called the CEOs of big banks to discuss the current situation. Steve Mnuchin later released a statement, saying the banks had plenty of money on hand and markets were functioning properly. The Dow Jones industrials closed down six hundred and fifty three points for nearly three percent today. Shortened trading session.."