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(Worthy News) - Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said late Saturday he has not reviewed President Trump's proposed use of military funds to build a border wall — and that he's unprepared to vouch for White House claims to have steered billions of dollars toward the project.
"There's been no determinations by me," Shanahan told reporters. "That's what I'll be doing tomorrow. I just want to make a point of this. We are following the law, using the rules, and we're not bending the rules, OK?"
Trump declared a national emergency Friday to fund a Mexico border wall after Democrats in Congress provided just $1.375 billion for fencing along a 55-miles stretch of land, much less than the $5.7 billion Trump sought for 234 miles of wall. [ Source (Read More...) ]
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