Trump administration steals more Defense Department funds for boondoggle border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court cleared the way Friday for the Trump administration to tap billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico.

"We must solve the crisis at the southern border but not at the expense of those who have bravely served." Wasserman Schultz said Trump’s claims there is an emergency on the border is a "fabrication" and a "boondoggle." Using a national emergency declaration for the wall, "simply put, is stealing," she said.

It’s the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration.. Congress to fund the wall along the U.S.-Mexico.

It will also take $3.6 billion in military construction money and $2.5 billion in defense counterdrug funding, which is ridiculous. I mean, the wall is ostensibly being built to keep drugs from crossing the border so of course it makes total sense to take $2.5 billion away from drug interdiction overseas.

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He said the Trump administration is considering a plan to use $1.3 billion allocated for border security in fiscal year 2018 and another $1.375 billion in 2019 for the wall.

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Supreme Court says Trump can use Pentagon funds for border wall. it has awarded using defense department money. funding for the projects had been frozen by lower courts while a lawsuit over the.

The Supreme Court cleared the way Friday for the Trump administration to tap billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) accused the Supreme Court of allowing the Trump administration to "steal military funds to spend on a wasteful, ineffective border wall" in reaction to Friday’s ruling, which allows the administration to transfer defense funds to begin the construction of the border wall.

Remember how we’re still under an emergency declaration by Donald Trump, the one that he’s using to fund his border wall because he lost the government shutdown earlier this year? Yes, it’s still i.

If Trump declares a national emergency as a way to take defense department funds to pay for the wall, he’ll face immediate legal backlash.. Trump He’ll See Him In Court If He Steals From The.

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