House panel advances bill to block military construction funds for border wall

Earlier this month, House Democrats filed a lawsuit to block Trump from using a declaration of a national emergency along the southern border to funnel money to his border wall.

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The border wall just conquered its first obstacle after the House Homeland security committee approved billion in funds for it. From The Washington Examiner:. The committee passed Wednesday afternoon in a party-line vote, after dismissing all Democratic amendments.

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It would give veterans programs a 5 percent increase and fund a 2.4 percent military pay raise. Sponsored: Secret "super-energy tech" declassified after 50 years. GOP leaders used the popularity of the Pentagon and veterans programs to power through money for Trump’s border wall.

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HOUSE PANEL ADVANCES BILL TO BLOCK MILITARY CONSTRUCTION FUNDS FOR BORDER WALL: The House Appropriations Committee on Thursday advanced a bill that would prohibit using military construction funds on a border wall.

The president’s move to stop or delay hundreds of construction projects on military bases to fund border fencing has Democrats vowing to block it. Democrats decry Pentagon shift of military funds.

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WBAL Radio 1090 AM – Pentagon sidelines 127 building projects to fund border wall Schools, target ranges and maintenance facilities are among $3.6 billion in military base projects to be cut by.