90 Miles From Tyranny : BREAKING, Trump to Divert Billions to Build Miles of New Border Wall

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

BREAKING, Trump to Divert Billions to Build Miles of New Border Wall

President Trump is moving forward with plans to divert $3.6 billion in military construction funds to build miles of new border wall, The Hill reports:

Defense Secretary Mark Esper called congressional leaders, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), on Tuesday to detail the decision to reprogram the money away from military construction projects and to the border.

Schumer, who has projects in his home state that will be impacted, panned the decision as a “slap in the face” to members of the military.

“The president is trying to usurp Congress’s exclusive power of the purse and loot vital funds from our military. Robbing the Defense Department of much- needed funds is an affront to our service members and Congress will strongly oppose any funds for new wall construction,” he added.

Pelosi told House Democrats on a caucus-wide conference call on Tuesday that Esper also informed her of the move earlier in the day, according to a call participant.

“Canceling military construction projects at home and abroad will undermine our national security and the quality of life and morale of our troops, making America less secure,” Pelosi said later in a public statement.

“The House will continue to fight this unacceptable and deeply dangerous decision in the Courts, in the Congress and in the court of ...

Read More HERE

1 comment:

  1. Corrupt slime weasels object to defending our own borders. Kudos to Trump for taking the money from projects in the Democrat's home areas. Faster please.


Test Word Verification