Skip to comments.Trump to request $8.6B in wall funding in 'tough' budget request, setting up congressional showdown
Posted on 03/10/2019 12:01:47 PM PDT by Monrose72
President Trump will soon formally seek a total of $8.6 billion for border wall funding from Congress as part of the White House's upcoming budget proposal for the next fiscal year, sources tell Fox News, although the aggressive request faces all-but-certain rejection in Congress amid a growing crisis at the southern border. According to a source familiar with the request, Trump will look to secure $5 billion from Congress, plus $3.6 billion from the military construction budget, for the fiscal year 2020. The request is coming on top of the $8.1 billion Trump already has access to, which includes some $3.6 billion he's trying to shift from military accounts after declaring a national emergency. Trump invoked the emergency declaration last month after Congress denied his request for $5.7 billion. Instead, Congress approved nearly $1.4 billion for the border barriers, far less than he wanted.
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What’s really going on??
It seems he never gets money for the wall but he says there is a lot of building of the wall going on.
This article says he has access to billions already.
Always good to cover your bases.
Sounds like a little ‘shiffin’ going on of budgeted dollars.
We’re being flimflammed.
PDJT is either under the gun of the corrupt state or he has been gas lighting us this entire time. I hope it’s the former because it’s too depressing to contemplate the latter.
I just figured there would be a lot of news reports in the msm if parts of the wall were being built.
Is it possible to build in areas that would go undetected?
Yes i’m from the north so I have no idea :)
Can't speak for anyone else, but after 25 Federal Elections in my life, so far, but I am damn sure not holding my breath for the GOP to take a "stand" on anything without back tracking immediately there after.
The “president’s budget” is always ignored no matter who is in the White House. It’s a political document.
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