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Pentagon authorizes $1 bn for Trump's border wall

Bangkok Post Tuesday, 26 March 2019 ()
WASHINGTON - Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan has authorized $1 billion to build part of the wall sought by Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border, the first funds designated for the project under the president's emergency declaration.
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Pentagon Authorizes $1 Billion for Mexico Border Wall The money will fund 57 miles of fencing along the Mexican border, according to a Defense Department statement. The funding will be used to block “up to 11 drug-smuggling corridors along the border.” Defense Department, via statement The...

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