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Biden orders Pentagon to stop paying for Trump’s border wall
Hasta la vista, baby.
Air Force vet accused of border wall scam says ‘not a penny’ was taken
An Air Force veteran who was arrested last month on charges of conspiring with former presidential adviser Steve Bannon and two others to scam donors supporting their private effort to build a border wall said on Monday that “not a penny” of the $25 million raised was taken to fund a “lavish” lifestyle.
Court allows House Democrats to challenge Trump’s use of military funding to build the border wall
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that the House can sue Trump for using money to build the wall that was appropriated by Congress for other purposes.
Supreme Court sides with Trump on building border wall with diverted military funds
By 5-4 vote, the justices on Friday rebuffed lawyers for the Sierra Club and House Democrats who sued to challenge Trump’s diversion of funds as illegal and unconstitutional.
Army Corps of Engineers awards $1.28 billion Arizona border wall contract to firm favored by Trump
Federal officials awarded a $1.28 billion border wall project in Southern Arizona to a company favored by President Trump, five months after a previous contract led to accusations of improper influence and a probe by the Defense Department’s inspector general.
The Pentagon is tapping funds meant to counter Russia in Europe for Trump’s border wall
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is directing Pentagon budget planners to defer $545 million worth of construction projects — many in Europe meant to counter Russian aggression — to pay for President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico
More than a dozen states sue Trump, saying border wall funding strips their National Guard budgets
More than a dozen U.S. states sued President Donald Trump’s administration to block $3.8 billion in 2020 military funding from being diverted to the construction of a U.S. border wall with Mexico.
Border Wall Receives Military Funding
In July 2019, the Supreme Court gave the Trump administration the green light to use military funding.
Lawmakers blast the Pentagon for shifting money to the US-Mexico border wall
U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday criticized the Pentagon's decision to shift nearly $4 billion from the defense budget to pay for a wall on the border with Mexico, saying that it circumvented Congress' authority and could affect the military's ability to reprogram funds in the future
The Air Force vet who raised $22 million on GoFundMe for a border wall just hit another major milestone
A group that has so far raised more than $22 million on GoFundMe announced on Monday that it had constructed a small portion of border wall on private land, the latest attempt to build President Donald Trump's highly divisive barrier on the US-Mexico border
Pentagon to transfer $1.5 billion to border wall from Afghan forces and other areas
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved the transfer of $1.5 billion to build more than 80 miles of barriers on the border with Mexico, including taking about $600 million from an account meant for Afghan security forces.