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Pentagon authorizes $1 bn for Trump's border wall

Terra Daily Tuesday, 26 March 2019
Pentagon authorizes $1 bn for Trump's border wallWashington (AFP) March 26, 2019

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan has authorized $1 billion to build part of the wall sought by Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border, the first funds designated for the project under the president's emergency declaration. The Department of Homeland Security asked the Pentagon to build 57 miles (92 kilometers) of 18-foot (5.5-meter) fencing, construct and improve roads, and install li
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According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that he would push ahead with plans to transfer 1 billion dollars to help fund President Donald Trump's wall at the US-Mexico border, acknowledging that backlash from Congress is likely. Democratic...

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