Border Wall, Rick Perry, Health Care: Your Wednesday Morning Roundup

Good morning!Here is a look at the top headlines as we start the day.🌞 Weather: Mostly sunny and warm. High: 93Β°πŸ‘‹ Stay in touch: Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here. Wall prototypes to be constructed this summer, border patrol saysA U.S. Customs and Border Protection official said Tuesday that the agency aims to start construction on border wall prototypes by the end of summer.The border patrol has reallocated $20 million to begin wall planning and fund construction of four to eight prototypes. After narrowing the number of applicants, there are still a "considerable number" of companies vying for the job, Acting Deputy Commissioner Ron Vitiello said."Completion of the prototype construction is expected within 30 days after the issuance of the notice to proceed," he said.Previously: Tiny border town that depends on neighbors in Mexico opposes Donald Trump's wall.And: Texas gets a 'D' in safety report, ranking the state 26th in the nation.  Continue reading...

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