Media Matters reports:
Fox’s purported “straight news” division claimed on Wednesday that President Joe Biden was reversing course on his actions to stop construction of former President Donald Trump’s wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. “Biden resumes wall construction after promising to halt it,” the Fox headline originally ran.
The actual problem being addressed was that in the course of building Trump’s border wall, engineers had to dig out existing water control systems — which are now left exposed. Local officials have sounded the alarm on this complication, and so the federal government has set to restoring those levees before the seasonal floods begin again.
Fox’s online article has since been changed to say that Biden had resumed “border wall levee construction,” with “priority repairs” in the Rio Grande Valley.
Read the full article. There’s much more.
— The Hill (@thehill) May 13, 2021