Veteran's border wall GoFundMe raises more than $10 million

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A Florida veteran starts a fundraiser for the border wall.

A Florida veteran has started a GoFundMe page to help pay for a wall at the United States border with Mexico.

The account, created Sunday by Brian Kolfage has already raised millions. Kolfage set the campaign's goal at $1 billion.

Two days after Kolfage created his account, a competing account popped up vowing to raise money for ladders that would allow immigrants to climb over the wall.


The 37-year-old is a triple amputee and Purple Heart recipient who says he feels deeply invested in this nation.

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Kolfage writes, "If 63 million people who voted for Trump each pledge $80, we can build the wall."

Kolfage said he has contacted the Trump administration and a legal firm to ensure that the government can only use the money raised for a wall.

Kolfage also writes that he is a supporter of legal immigration.

"I have grandparents who immigrated to America legally, they did it the correct way and it's time we uphold our laws," Kolfage wrote.
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