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House GOP to Tackle US-Mexico Border Wall Construction Fund

House Republicans will take up a national security-focused spending bill next week that includes funds to begin construction of President Donald Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. The report said an aide of Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-California) confirmed that Republican lawmakers plan to attach constructions …

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Reuters: DHS Report Pegs US-Mexico Border Wall Cost at $22B

An internal report from the Department of Homeland Security says President Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border would cost up to $21.6 billion and take more than three years to complete, Reuters reported Thursday. Julia Edwards Ainsley writes the report presents a higher figure than an initial $12 billion figure …

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