President Donald Trump on Friday Tweeted A picture of what he said is the design of the "steel barrier" of his administration for the Mexican-American border, complete with metal nails at the top.
The echoes came amid unrest in Congress as legislators struggled to reach a funding agreement, hours before the start of a partial government shutdown.
In the last two days, Trump has begun to ask Congress to approve $ 5 billion in funding for its long-promised border wall, although it has been centered around its demand for "iron chips".
He predicted on Thursday that this would give Democratic lawmakers "a bit" to get out of his funding.
"We do not necessarily use the word" wall ", but there must be something special to do the job – steel chips.
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The House of Representatives, which is controlled by Republicans, approved a continuing resolution on Thursday evening that included $ 5.7 billion for border security. The resolution will now go to the Senate, where it is almost certain to fail.
A Homeland Security spokeswoman for Business Insider said the design was the same as that used in Calexico:
However, the fence in Callexico does not seem to show the same sharp edges as Trump's Twitter design.
Trump has also been working on similar fencing projects over the past year, using "wax poles", hollow steel bars, as a barrier, and usually metal anti-climbing plates at the top.
Critics went to the social media on Friday to mock Trump and the stunt design: