On March 3, Brian Kolfage tried to reach the U.S. government — through Instagram.
The triple-amputee Air Force veteran, who’s best known for running the crowd-funded border wall project “We Build The Wall,” had found a new line of work: Medical supply middleman.
Before the sudden change, Kolfage had spent tens of millions of dollars collected from Trump supporters to build two segments of steel bollard fencing on private land at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas.
The project, billed as an effort to help the President complete his promised wall, has been a slog. Hampered by permitting issues, right–wing militia ties, and an …read more