The Pentagon authorized to launch up to $1B 57 miles of border wall construction

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The Pentagon informed Congress late Monday that he will build authorized the transfer of up to $ 1 billion, with 57 miles of “pedestrian fencing” along the U.S.-Mexico border in direct support of President Trump national emergency Declaration from the last month.

To read the fencing, which will be built 18 feet high, in the Yuma and El Paso sectors, the statement. The Pentagon announcement was remarkable. A reporter for the New York Times tweeted, it’s the first time the transfer of the resources available under § 284 for the border wall.

Section 284 allows the Pentagon to read “construct roads and fences and Installation of lighting to block drug smuggling corridors across international boundaries of the United States, in support of counter-narcotics activities of Federal law enforcement authorities,” the statement.


The Pentagon announcement was made as the trump of victory over the Democrats approaching the house tried to override his first veto, a voice that seems to be failure safe, and then allow to stand his statement. The vote, which would, for Tuesday, keep the border, if necessary, intact, which for now, would allow the President to move, to work, an additional $3.6 billion for military construction projects, the limit on a barrier along the South-West.

“The President will be in order in the house,” said Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., in a brief interview. “The veto will not be overridden.”

Donald Trump Jr. tweeted, “Christmas came early this week” in response to the announcement. He was probably also the work of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, which said there was no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 presidential elections.

Patrick M. Shanahan, Deputy defense Minister, announced that the funds are used to support the Department of Homeland Security and Customs and Border Patrol. He instructed the army corps of engineers begin their planning and execution.

A group of Democratic senators criticized the Pentagon move, and the maneuver called a violation of the congressional funding, Bloomberg reported. Democrats called on the national emergency Declaration of a crisis, manufactured by Trumpf

“The $1 billion reprogramming, the the Department of implementation, without the consent of the Congress is a dollar-for-dollar theft from the other, the readiness needs of our armed forces,” Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and others wrote in a letter to Shanahan, the report said.


Even with his veto intact, Trump may not be able to have the money for the barriers could easily be because of the litigation, years to solve.

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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