Securing America: GOP Senators Approve Trump’s $5B Request for 200 Miles of Border Wall; Faces Uphill Battle with Dems

GOP Senators have approved the full $5 billion that President Trump has requested “to build about 200 miles (322 kilometers) of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border, but the plan ran into immediate opposition from Democrats and is a non-starter with powerful House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.” The funding “is contained in a $71 billion draft funding […]

Protecting America: $3.6B to Be Diverted from 127 Military Projects to Build 175 Miles of Border Wall

About $3.6 billion will be diverted from 127 military projects to build 175 miles of the border wall on the U.S.-Mexico border that President Trump has pledged after Defense Secretary Mark Esper signed off on the money Tuesday. Pentagon officials have not said which “127 projects will be affected but said details will be available […]