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Trump Administration Diverts $3.8 Billion In Pentagon Funding To Border Wall

15 days ago   |   By NPR

In a notice sent to Congress Thursday, the Pentagon said it is shifting billions from fighter jets and other weapons to help pay for a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.
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Trump administration taking $3.8 bln more from military for Mexico border wall

Trump administration taking $3.8 bln more from military for Mexico border wall

15 days ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Defense Department sent Congress a request to shift nearly $4 billion from the military budget to pay for a wall on the border with Mexico, a central promise of President Donald Trump's campaign for the White House four years ago and bid this year for a second term.
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Trump to transfer $3.8 billion from military to fund his border wall

15 days ago   |   By Fortune

The Trump administration is transferring $3.8 billion in recently passed military funding to finance construction of the president's long-sought U.S.-Mexico border wall, angering not just Democrats but also GOP defense hawks.
Thursday's move by the Pentagon would transfer money from National Guard units, aircraft procurement and shipbuilding to anti-drug accounts that can finance construction of new wall.
The maneuver, announced in “reprogramming” documents provided to lawmakers, came in for harsh criticism by Rep. Mack Thornberry of Texas, the top Republican on the House Armed Services...
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Pentagon plans to shift $3.8 billion in military funding to build border wall

15 days ago   |   By NBC News

The move would mark the second year in a row the Trump administration has diverted money from the Pentagon to build additional sections of the barrier.
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Trump wants to take more money from the military for a border wall - here's what could get cut

Trump wants to take more money from the military for a border wall - here's what could get cut

15 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The Trump administration is reportedly planning to divert another $3.8 billion in military spending meant for the National Guard and programs like the F-35 fighter to fund a border wall.
The additional $3.8 billion budget request comes after the White House was reportedly preparing to divert $7.2 billion from military construction and counter-drug projects.
Here are the military projects from which that $3.8 billion is expected be diverted.
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Trump administration taking $3.8 billion more from military for Mexico border wall

15 days ago   |   By Reuters

The U.S. Defense Department sent Congress a request to shift nearly $4 billion from the military budget to pay for a wall on the border with Mexico, a central promise of President Donald Trump's campaign for the White House four years ago and bid this year for a second term.
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Trump administration taking $3.8 billion more from military for Mexico border wall

15 days ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Defense Department sent Congress a request to shift nearly $4 billion from the military budget to pay for a wall on the border with Mexico, a central promise of President Donald Trump's campaign for the White House four years ago and bid this year for a second term.
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