Tag: defense

Pentagon frees $3.6 bn for wall construction on Mexican border

The US Defense Department said Tuesday it was freeing up $3.6 billion in funds budgeted for other projects to build a wall on the Mexican border as ordered by President Donald Trump. Six weeks after being confirmed by Congress, Defense Secretary Mike Esper has signed...

TURNER Calls Trump Proposal ‘Fake Budgeting’

Congressman Mike Turner, Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, said President Donald Trump's “historic increase” in military spending, is a fake. Trump said the budget increase will be funded by cuts elsewhere in government, but Turner said the...