Military Base Cuts for Border Wall Affect Schools, Target Ranges, More

Schools, target ranges and maintenance facilities are among $3.6 billion in military base projects to be cut by President Donald Trump to pay for 175 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Schools, target ranges and maintenance facilities are among $3.6 billion in military base projects to be cut by President Donald Trump to pay for 175 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border, stoking the ire of Capitol Hill Democrats, who promise they won’t replace the money needed to revive the projects. Projects in 23 states, 19 countries and three U.S. territories would be stalled or killed by the move, though just $1.1…

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