Trump to transfer $3.8B from military to fund his wall

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Defense secretary mark espers approved a three point eight billion dollar border wall request from the department of homeland security the Pentagon will use money that had been allocated for National Guard units shipbuilding accounts and seventeen aircraft the top Republican on the house Armed Services Committee Texas congressman mac Thornberry blasted the move so did his democratic counterpart despite congressional opposition the president has used various transfer and emergency authorities to shift almost seven billion dollars toward his border wall Jackie Quinn Washington

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