Pentagon shifts US$3.8 billion for Trump’s wall

THE US Defence Department is shifting another US$3.8 billion (RM15.7 billion) from procurement and other operations towards paying for a wall on the border with Mexico, official documents sent to Congress showed yesterday.

The move takes to US$9.9 billion the total the Pentagon has been forced by President Donald Trump to reallocate to the barrier, after Congress repeatedly blocked funding.

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