The Pentagon is deploying 540 troops to ‘seal off’ the US-Mexico border from migrants with COVID-19

The Defense Department is deploying an additional 540 troops to the U.S. border with Mexico to keep migrants potentially infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) from entering the country, the head of U.S. Northern Command said Wednesday

U.S. House Armed Services Committee receives testimony from Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley on Pentagon's fiscal year 2021 budget request in Washington, U.S., February 26, 2020.

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


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


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 border, according to a batshit insane new report in the New York Times


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 Force projects