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Trump Administration To Waive Contracting Laws To Build Border Wall

The Trump administration has said it will waive federal contracting laws to allow more than 170 miles of southern border wall to be built more quickly.

The laws include open competition requirements and other fail-safes — and the move will almost certainly draw criticism.

Elliot Spagat is following this story for the Associated Press, and he joined The Show how the decision came about.

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.