MIRAMAR, Florida -- A GoFundMe campaign attributed to a Florida veteran is seeking donations to help fund a wall between the U.S. and Mexico.
The campaign, entitled "We The People Will Fund The Wall", launched Sunday and has raised more than $12 million in small donations as of Friday afternoon.
The fundraising team, led by Purple Heart recipient and triple amputee veteran Brian Kolfage, says that if the 63 million people who supported President Donald Trump's election pledge $80 apiece, the wall will become a reality.
"As a veteran who has given so much, 3 limbs, I feel deeply invested to this nation to ensure future generations have everything we have today," Kolfage wrote. "Too many Americans have been murdered by illegal aliens and too many illegals are taking advantage of the United States taxpayers with no means of ever contributing to our society."
Kolfage also wrote 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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GoFundMe to pay for President Trump's border wall surpasses $12 million
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