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President Trump can’t use $3.6 billion in military funds for border wall construction, federal court rules
“It’s past time for Trump to finally give up on trying to raid the federal budget for his wasteful and illegal project.”
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...
Disabled veteran, former Trump adviser indicted for fraud over viral border wall GoFundMe campaign
"As alleged, not only did they lie to donors, they schemed to hide their misappropriation of funds by creating sham invoices and accounts to launder donations and cover up their...
Trump’s diversion of Pentagon funds to US-Mexico border wall ruled unconstitutional
A federal appeals court struck a blow Friday against President Donald Trump’s signature domestic achievement, ruling that he acted unlawfully by shifting Defense Department funds to pay for his much...
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...
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...
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...
The border wall is a succubus draining ever more of the Pentagon’s budget
Since April, the Defense Department has committed to funding a total of 481 miles of border wall, of which more than 30 miles has been built so far.
The Pentagon is sacrificing F-35s and other weapons systems to find $3.8 billion to fund the border wall
The Navy is sacrificing two F-35Bs, two V-22s, and one P-8A Poseidon to pay for the border wall. The Air Force is losing four C-130J Hercules and eight MQ-9 Reapers.
Trump reportedly plans to divert even more Pentagon money to pay for the border wall
The Trump administration is preparing to divert $7.2 billion from the Pentagon's budget to fund the president's US-Mexico border wall this year, according to a Washington Post report published Monday
Federal judge blocks the White House from using military funds to build US-Mexico border wall
The White House planned to build the wall with $3.6 billion redirected from military construction projects.
Pentagon watchdog launches ‘evaluation’ of what US troops are actually doing at the southern border
"We're going to go wherever the evaluation takes us."
Texas National Guard deployment to Mexico border ends next week
The 1,000 Texas National Guardsmen deployed to the southern border to aid with an influx of immigrants earlier this year will return home next week after the completion of their...
Up to 5,500 US troops will keep deploying to the southwest border through September 2020
The Pentagon will continue to help civil authorities on the US/Mexico border through next September.
Judge rules Trump declaring a national emergency for border wall funding violates federal law
EL PASO — A federal judge ruled Friday that President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the border … Continued
More than 800,000 migrants were detained by border patrol in the last year — the most in 12 years
40,000 migrants were taken into custody in September alone.
Trump reportedly wants some real Dr. Evil sh*t at the US-Mexico border
President Donald Trump reportedly discussed fortifying the U.S.-Mexico border with a moat populated by snakes and alligators, among other lethal ideas for stemming the flow of migrants across the southern...
Pentagon halts plans to build 20-mile stretch of US-Mexico border wall
A tentative plan to build 20 miles of extra border wall in Arizona, on top of the already approved 100-plus miles, was put on hold Monday by the Pentagon.
Trump’s raid on military construction funds for his border wall will screw over critical Air Force projects, report says
The Trump administration's September move to reprogram $3.6 billion in Defense Department funding for military construction projects to erect a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border will impact 51 specific Air...
Sec Def wants European allies to help pay for defense projects after funds were diverted for the border wall
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that European nations should consider funding projects in their countries after the Pentagon diverted money to pay for a border wall with Mexico.
DoD funding being redirected for border wall includes elementary schools, Hurricane Maria recovery projects
Who needs new schools, anyway.
Trump administration moves ahead with plan to divert $3.6 billion in military funds to the border wall
The Supreme Court gave the administration the green light in July.
Trump gets the green light to use $2.5 billion from the military’s budget for the border wall
We've come a long way from "Mexico will pay for the wall!"
Trump asks Supreme Court to allow him to tap Pentagon money for the US-Mexico border wall
President Donald Trump asked the U.S. Supreme Court to clear his administration to start using Pentagon funds for construction of more than 100 miles of fencing along the Mexican border