Heinrich Statement On Trump Administration Transferring Public Land To Build Border Wall

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 19, 2019) – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, issued the following statement on the Trump Administration transferring approximately 560 acres of public land for border wall construction:

“Once again, President Trump is abusing his power and ignoring the checks and balances that generations of American presidents have respected. He is seizing public land in order to drive a campaign agenda that divides our country rather than uniting us.”