The Department of Homeland Security awarded a contract to Turnstone Holdings LLC
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The southern border with Mexico is seeing the highest level of illegal border crossings in 35 years, but the Department of Homeland Security has found an access point that could shore it up – Delaware to a fence around President Biden’s “summer” $455,000 drooling white house to the construction company.”
In September, the department awarded a $456,548 contract to Turnstone Holdings LLC for the “purchase and installation of security fencing at 32 Farview, Rehoboth Delaware.” USAspending.gov, an online database tracking federal government spending.
The contract began on September 21 and is expected to end on December 31. The construction of the fence is expected to be finished by that date.
DHS is listed as the main contract awarding and funding office while the US Secret Service is listed as a sub-agency. Additional information and details about the fence have not been publicly released.
For security reasons, the Secret Service declined to discuss their “protective means and methods” with The Post when asked for comment.
DHS did not immediately respond to the Post’s inquiries about the contract.
The construction of the private security fence comes in the chaotic first year of Biden’s presidency, which has seen historic numbers of illegal immigrants cross the southern border.
This week, data released by US Customs and Border Protection showed that 1.7 million expatriates crossed the limit in FY 2021, the highest number since 1986.
The Biden administration has faced a full backlash over its action – or sometimes inaction – with critics criticizing the president’s decision to halt the construction of the border wall, which he considered as one of his first actions as president. as did.
This month, DHS announced “its intention to cancel the remaining border barrier contracts located within the US Border Patrol’s (USBP) Laredo sector and all border barrier contracts located in the Rio Grande Valley region.”
According to the department, the expenditure will not be spent on environmental projects, including “biological, cultural and natural resource surveys” in the border area.
This is not the first time that security has been beefed up around the North Shores home since Biden took office. In June, the Secret Service and local law enforcement put together a checkpoint at an intersection on the way home, closed a nearby pond and imposed temporary flight restrictions. cape gazette, who was the first to report on the contract.
During its second visit, the Coast Guard also took security measures by creating security zones in the Lewis-Rehoboth Canal and the Atlantic Ocean.