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Trump Eyes Military Support to Border Security Efforts

President Donald Trump looks to deploy U.S. troops to help the country’s border with Mexico, DoD News reported Tuesday. “Until we can have a wall and proper security, we’re going to be guarding our border with the military,” he said Tuesday at a meeting with the presidents of the three …

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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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