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Pentagon Halts 3 Border Wall Projects

(CNN) - The Pentagon will not proceed with three border wall projects because it has run out of money for them. The 20 miles of 30 foot high barrier in California and Arizona were supposed to be paid for…

Pentagon To Divert Military Funding To Border Wall

(CNN) - $3.6 billion  of military construction funding will be used to build part of a barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper approved use of the money in a letter to Congress. Esper says 11…

Hamburger Steak and Hot Topics For Congressman Mike Rogers

In a room full of local movers and shakers, Alabama Congressman Mike Rogers gathered for some hamburger steak and hot topics. Representative Rogers dismissed any public perception about a  "contentious congress"  blaming the…

CBP Awards Contract For 3 Miles Of Border Wall

(CNN) - The first new miles of a border wall under the Trump administration are slated to begin construction in August. Customs and Border Protection awarded a $42.8 million contract Tuesday for the project. It will cover three miles…

Trump's Budget Seeks $8 Billion For Border Wall

(CNN) - President Trump releases his proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year on Monday. The proposal calls for balancing the budget in 15 years and includes nearly $3 trillion in spending cuts. However, a sticking point is expected…

Congressman Sanford Bishop Votes to Reopen Government

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) Chairman Designate of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, released the following statement after the Democrats in the House of Representatives passed a government funding package that would…

Judge says Border Wall Construction can Continue

(CNN) - A federal judge is refusing to put the brakes on the construction of a border wall with Mexico. Opponents went to court saying the Trump administration illegally waived environmental laws before the construction. But judge Gonzalo Curiel ruled…

Trump to Visit California to Look at Border Wall

(CNN) - President Trump is expected to head to California to get a first-hand look at the border wall prototypes. Sources tell CNN the president will likely travel to San Diego in mid-march to check out what the border wall…

'Build the wall' takes back seat to rebuilding after Harvey

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government carefully designed a path of least resistance to building a border wall in Texas, picking a wildlife refuge and other places it already owns or controls to quickly begin construction. All it needed was…