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Pentagon authorises $1 bn for Donald Trump's US-Mexico border wall, asks army to begin planning roads, fences

Firstpost Tuesday, 26 March 2019 ()
Frustrated by Congress's refusal to provide the budget he sought to build a border wall, Donald Trump declared a national emergency last month in order to bypass lawmakers to unlock $8 billion in funding.
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News video: Pentagon Authorizes $1B Transfer for New Border Fencing

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The money will go towards building 57 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas and Arizona.

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