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9/4, 1:21 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Trump to take $3.6B from military to fund border wall

The Trump administration will take $3.6 billion from the military construction budget in order to fund the building of the border wall on the United States' southern border.

According to Pentagon officials, 127 projects be impacted. The first $1.8 billion will be taken from military construction projects outside the United States, while the remainder of the money will be pulled from projects inside the country.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer criticized the decision, stating the move is a "slap in the face to the members of the Armed Forces who serve the country" and claiming it will "harm already planned, important projects intended to support US service members at military installations."

Breaking the News / MD