• Shanahan Approves $1.5B in Military Funds for Southern Border

    Shanahan Approves $1.5B in Military Funds for Southern Border0

    Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approved transferring $1.5 billion from Pentagon accounts Friday for barrier construction along the southern border, The Hill reported. “Today we reprogrammed $1.5 billion toward the construction of more than 120 miles of border barrier without impacting readiness,” Shanahan said in a statement. “The funds were culled from a variety of sources,

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  • Administration Asks for More Border Funding

    Administration Asks for More Border Funding0

    The White House sent Congress a $4.5 billion emergency spending request citing the unfolding migrant situation at the U.S.-Mexico border, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. The request includes $3.3 billion for humanitarian aid and $1.1 billion for border operations, representing a sharp increase in the administration’s efforts. “The situation becomes more dire each day,” White

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