• Congress Would Be Asked to Re-Fund Emergency-Impacted Milcon Projects

    Congress Would Be Asked to Re-Fund Emergency-Impacted Milcon Projects0

    The Trump administration’s fiscal year 2020 budget request will ask Congress to re-fund any military construction projects delayed because of the President’s emergency declaration to build a border wall, DOD leaders told lawmakers Wednesday. Robert McMahon, assistant secretary of defense for sustainment, said in his testimony that DOD is still waiting for the Department of

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  • Questions Linger over Emergency Border Funding

    Questions Linger over Emergency Border Funding0

    The Pentagon still has not announced what military construction money it will move around to fund the border wall, which President Trump declared a national emergency to build. Here’s the latest: The Pentagon has asked the Department of Homeland Security to explain how the border wall would help military “effectiveness” before it determines which priorities

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  • DOD Could Make Milcon Funds Available for Wall, Officials Say

    DOD Could Make Milcon Funds Available for Wall, Officials Say0

    With no end in sight to the standoff between the White House and congressional Democrats over ending the partial government shutdown, it is becoming increasingly likely that President Trump declares a national emergency to obtain the funds to build a border wall without congressional authorization. One option the White House is considering is tapping unobligated

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