Esper defends shifting defense funds for Trump's border wall

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Three point eight billion dollars that was supposed to fund the F. thirty five fighter aircraft and other military programs is going to be spent on the wall border security is national security and national security is our mission speaking in Germany asper was asked about a comment by Texas Republican congressman mac Thornberry that the diversion of funds runs contrary to the constitutional authority of Congress the action we took is is legal under the law at I think it's it should be no surprise the Pentagon indicated more such actions could be coming mac Thornberry supports the border wall he wants those types of decisions to be made by Congress at Donahue Washington

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