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Pentagon releases $ 3.6 billion for construction of the border wall

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Mehboob Ali Shaikh
Mehboob Ali Shaikh is the Bureau Chief of World News Observer. Based in Canada, working with Toronto 360 TV. Mehboob has accomplished Years of experience in print and broadcast media. He is an active participant in Social media strategies, including Facebook, Twitter and Skype.

The Pentagon has released 3.6 billion dollars for the construction of the wall on the border with Mexico.

Congress had previously denied funding for Donald Trump’s controversial project. The funds now come from deferred infrastructure projects.

The US Department of Defense has $ 3.6 billion for President Donald Trump aimed at building the wall on the border with Mexico. This should be a 280 kilometer section of the wall to be financed, said Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffmann on Tuesday.

“This should be a 280 kilometer section of the wall to be financed,” Jonathan Hoffmann

The funds thus come from budget funds for 127 new construction and renovation projects of US military installations at home and abroad; these should now be moved.

Defense Secretary Mike Esper approved the redeployment of funds from the Pentagon budget for 2019. The move was made possible after a Supreme Court decision in late July.

The Supreme Court of the United States had repealed the previous decision of a federal judge, the Trump the use of funds from the Pentagon for the construction of new barriers at the Border with Mexico had prohibited.

Trump justified the wall as “fight against illegal immigration and drug smuggling”.

Trump has been calling for years for the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico. He justified this with the “fight against illegal immigration and drug smuggling”. But Congress had denied him the billions.

Read also: Supreme Court allows Trump wall construction with Pentagon money

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