Skip to comments.Trump faces royal flush of opposition from defense committee leaders to ... (military $ for wall)
Posted on 02/12/2019 11:37:17 AM PST by rintintin
Another top lawmaker is opposing the use of military construction funds to build a wall on the southern border.
The announcement comes as congressional negotiators near a spending deal to avert another partial government shutdown. The deal comes in far lower than the $5.7 billion requested by President Donald Trump for the wall.
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) is the last of the big four running the armed services committees to oppose dipping into military construction funds if Trump declares a national emergency to build the wall.
If it becomes necessary, I think Trump might use the emergency, Inhofe told reporters Tuesday at the Capitol. I dont want anything to degrade military construction.
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Cause the new officers club at Lackland AF Base certainly must take priority over THAT! /s
Imhofe looks like a trained seal barking and balancing a ball for big donors
And when floods of illegal immigrants elect the representatives that fund the military, that won't degrade military construction?
Remember: Republican politicians are not your friends. Unless youre a billionaire - are you?
Make it easy: Shut Down The Government.
Our founding fathers risked life/property/family to make a point and gain our freedom.
Pres Trump needs to make good on his stance and do it the Old Fashioned Way: Standing Tall and Firm.
Please, dear Lord in Heaven, I do not want another Bush......
Get the monies the best way possible and the cleanest: SHUT DOWN THE GOVERNMENT UNTIL THEY GIVE HIM THE FUNDS FOR THE WALL.
The President should just reject the budget deal as so much pork. Tell Congress to cut 15% from every department the budget is meant to fund, and never mind on the wall. Declare a State of Emergency, and build the wall with the Army Corp of Engineers, and money from the Pentagon budget. A few less planes, one less Carrier, build the wall.
We really need a new wall in Afghanistan so the poppys don’t get too much wind, and the heroin can be purer and more profitable.
The Committee is reinforcing Trump’s demonstration that the Social Democrats are very much opposed to security and higher wages and is irrelevant to actual building of that wall.
The DOD failed it’s audit.
What do you mean by Social Democrats? The Republicans are against the wall too
Army civil works projects
could be more important than protecting our country from an invasion? It's time to send visa over-stayers home also.
Take the deal and simultaneously order the contingency funds from hostile agencies budgets to be diverted to the wall to make up the difference . “Eff” em!
Please, dear Lord in Heaven, I do not want another Bush.(41 or 43)...or,a.Wilson,Roosevelt, Kennedy, Johnson, Carter, Clinton,or Obama,
Use the money spent on foreign aid. Especially to South American countries. And anything sent to Somalia and the “Palestinians”.
Inalotofoffal told reporters Tuesday at the Capitol. I dont want anything to degrade military construction, not even if all those 42,000,000 Latin Americans who want to come here cross our border. The military construction fund is sacrosanct!”
1. Military buys “portable” steel barriers for general use
2. Barriers are transported to the border
3. “Temporary” barriers are erected.
4. Military is recalled from border duty.
5. As is often the case, non-essential military equipment is left behind, e.g. “temporary” border barrier.
And no one has broken any rules...
Those of us who served in the military know that the military is constantly building crap which is usually unnecessary and in many instances for other country’s benefit and not our own. The money spent on Afghanistan,Iraq and Syria alone is astronomical in the MULTI-TRILLIONS! I cannot freaking believe that nobody in government besides our President and a few other patriots have no intention of building the wall. This country is headed to suicide.
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