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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 touted wall along the U.S.-Mexico border
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 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
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
Pentagon approves additional 2,100 troops to US-Mexico border
There are currently about 4,500 active duty and National Guard troops on the border with Mexico
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
US to house up to 1,400 unaccompanied migrant children at Fort Sill
The Trump administration plans on housing around 1,400 unaccompanied migrant children detained at the U.S.-Mexico border at Fort Sill in Oklahoma, officials announced on Tuesday
US troops are going to make Trump’s wall look pretty with fresh paint on a month-long working party
In a scene torn straight from Mark Twain's The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer, U.S. military personnel deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border will spend the next month painting a mile-long section of border fence to enhance its "aesthetic appearance"
The White House want to keep migrant children detained at the US-Mexico border at Fort Benning
The Trump administration is considering sheltering unaccompanied immigrant children apprehended along the southwest border at Fort Benning, the sprawling Columbus-area military installation, according to the Pentagon and U.S. Health and Human Services Department
Roughly 320 US troops are deploying to the border as caterers, drivers, and lawyers
"In any situation that requires DoD personnel to be in proximity to migrants, DHS [Department of Homeland Security] law enforcement personnel will be present to conduct all custodial and law enforcement functions, and provide force protection of military personnel."
The FBI is reportedly investigating activists for plotting an ‘armed rebellion’ at the US-Mexico border with cartel-supplied guns
A Dec. 18, 2018, document from the FBI details an alleged plan for "anti-fascist activists" to purchase guns from a "Mexico-based cartel associate known as Cobra Commander" to "disrupt U.S. law enforcement and military security operations at the US/Mexican border"
A pair of US soldiers were stopped and disarmed in Texas by Mexican troops who thought they crossed the border
Mexican troops confronted two American soldiers in a remote part of Texas who they thought had crossed into Mexican territory, reportedly disarming one of them, U.S. officials said
Trump wants a larger, more aggressive mission for US troops at the Mexican border
"I'm going to have to call up more military. Our military – don't forget – can't act like a military would act. Because if they got a little rough, everybody would go crazy."
Marine Commandant: Border deployments aren’t hurting readiness, even though I said they would
Deploying troops to the U.S.-Mexico hasn't hurt Marine Corps readiness as much as previously reported, Commandant Gen. Robert Neller told lawmakers on Tuesday, directly contradicting the "unacceptable risk" to readiness the Corps' top officer had explicitly detailed in a pair of internal memos that leaked last month
Ex-SOUTHCOM commanders: Cutting aid to Central America will only make border problem ‘more costly’
Five former commanders of U.S. Southern Command have warned in an open letter that cutting aid to Central America will only make matters worse on America's southern border.
Marine Commandant Gen. Neller reportedly ‘allowed’ leak of sensitive memos criticizing Trump’s border plan
"He didn't want the Marines and families at Camp Lejeune ... to get f---ed," one official told Newsweek
A CBP officer was caught lying about how he was actually a Mexican citizen
A former customs officer in Douglas was sentenced last week to one year of probation and fined $1,000 for lying about being a U.S. citizen
Lawmakers move to block the Pentagon’s $1 billion transfer for Trump’s border wall
Lawmakers moved to block the Department of Defense's move to transfer $1 billion for the construction of a physical barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border, the latest showdown in the battle over the border wall that President Trump has vowed to build
Marine commandant: deploying troops to US-Mexico border poses ‘unacceptable risk’ to Corps
The commandant of the Marines has warned the Pentagon that deployments to the southwest border and funding transfers under the president's emergency declaration, among other unexpected demands, have posed "unacceptable risk to Marine Corps combat readiness and solvency"
The National Guard may discipline a deployed lawmaker for criticizing Wisconsin’s governor
The Wisconsin National Guard is considering taking action against a congressman currently deployed with his Air National Guard unit for blasting the governor's decision to withdraw troops U.S.-Mexico border.
NORTHCOM chief sees no military threat at the US-Mexico border
The head of U.S. Northern Command told lawmakers on Tuesday that he sees no military threat from foreign nationals crossing into the United States through the southern border, casting doubt on President Donal Trump's claims to a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border
Trump claims border wall is under construction ‘right now’ using fence repair footage from 5 months ago
This isn't really new wall construction at all, and certainly not "the wall" that Trump has been haggling with Congress over.