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$2 Billion Directed Back to Military Projects From Border Wall Construction

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 2021-06-14
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This summary was featured in Documented’s Early Arrival newsletter. You can subscribe to receive it in your inbox three times per week here. After the Trump administration shifted $2 billion in military spending to border wall construction, the Biden administration is redirecting it back. When he stepped into office, Biden quickly paused wall construction pending a review of the project. According to the White House Office of Management and Budget, this move will restore funds for on-base schools, hangars, housing and facilities, including over $10 million for missile expansion and $79 million for elementary school for U.S. military children in Germany. “Building a massive wall that spans the entire southern border and costs American taxpayers billions of dollars is not a serious policy solution or responsible use of Federal funds,” said OMB in its fact sheet. CNN.

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