WATCH LIVE: President Trump Announces US$3.8 Billion Taken from Military to Fund Border Wall

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is transferring US$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 defence hawks.

Thursday’s 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.

Source: Trump taking US$3.8 billion from military to fund border wall

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