Biden builds taxpayer-funded wall around Delaware beach house despite opposing border barriers

Biden blasted for $500K barrier around beach house after 'sanitized' border visit

'Outnumbered' panelists sound off on President Biden, saying the administration 'doesn't actually care' about the crisis at the border.

President Biden's taxpayer-funded wall for his Delaware vacation home is getting built while he continues to voice his staunch opposition to building a wall at the southern U.S. border.

Photos obtained exclusively by the Daily Mail show that construction on the wall around Biden's Rehoboth Beach home began last week. The wall is expected to cost taxpayers $490,324 because it is being funded through a government contract via the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

The photos show the ongoing construction of tall white fencing and gray stone pillars on the side of Biden's home, with a half-wall of gray stone and a large black iron gate at the front of the property.

Plans for the wall began in 2021 when DHS awarded a contract for more security at the home. However, the nearly $500,000 cost of the wall is a $34,000 increase in cost to the taxpayer over the original Turnstone Holdings LCC contract price, Fox News Digital reported in August.


The Biden's build a wall, fences and gates at their Rehobeth Beach vacation home in Delaware. President Biden has a wall around his vacation home despite decrying a border wall at the southern border. (DailyMail Exclusive)

The wall around Biden's home is expected to be completed in September.

Biden vowed to stop all border wall construction while campaigning ahead of the 2020 presidential election, telling crowds "not another foot" would be built if he was elected.

"There will not be another foot of wall construction in my administration," Biden said during one interview. "I’m going to make sure that we have border protection, but it’s going to be based on making sure that we use high-tech capacity to deal with it. And at the ports of entry — that’s where all the bad stuff is happening."

Man presumably working for a landscaping company moving material around the worksite at President Biden

A white fence with stone columns around President Biden's vacation beach house in Delaware. President Biden has recently constructed a wall around his property. (DailyMail Exclusive)

In December, however, the administration sued Arizona for using shipping containers to create a border wall in order to stop the massive flow of illegal immigration into the state. In the lawsuit, it claimed the state was trespassing on federal lands.


During his first trip to the border as president this past weekend, Biden avoided visiting sections of the border wall around El Paso, Texas, that were either constructed or reinforced by former President Trump. Instead, he visited an older, preexisting section of the wall.

Fox News' Lawrence Richard and Adam Shaw contributed to this report.

Brandon Gillespie is an associate editor at Fox News. Follow him on Twitter at @brandon_cg.

Brandon Gillespie Fox News