Trump to Transfer $3.8B from Military to Fund Border Wall

The move by the Pentagon would transfer money from National Guard units, aircraft procurement and shipbuilding to anti-drug accounts that can finance construction of new wall.

  • Published 13 February 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is transferring $3.8 billion in recently passed military funding to finance construction of the president's long-sought U.S.-Mexico border wall, angering not just Democrats but also GOP defense hawks. The move by the Pentagon would transfer money from National Guard units, aircraft procurement and shipbuilding to anti-drug accounts that can finance construction of new wall. The maneuver, announced in “reprogramming” documents provided to lawmakers, came in for harsh criticism by… Read at AP News