"More troops being sent to the southern border to stop the attempted invasion of illegals, through large caravans, into our country," Trump said via Twitter. "We have stopped the previous caravans, and we will stop these also. With a wall, it would be soooo much easier and less expensive. Being built!"
According to reports that followed the statement, the US will deploy at least 3,000 additional troops at the Mexican border.
Addressing the matter White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on 26 January that the US President would start building the wall in three weeks, regardless of the stance of the Democratic Party on the issue.