• Judge Blocks Using DOD Funds for Border Wall Construction

    Judge Blocks Using DOD Funds for Border Wall Construction0

    An Oakland, Calif., federal judge issued an order Friday blocking the administration from using DOD funds for building key sections of the southern border barrier under President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, the AP reported. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. issued the order halting work on two of the highest-priority sections, one spanning 46

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  • Pentagon Spending Flexibility at Stake in Border Wall Fight

    Pentagon Spending Flexibility at Stake in Border Wall Fight0

    President Trump’s emergency declaration to build a border wall could end an informal agreement between Congress and the Pentagon permitting it to shift billions of dollars within its budget, Roll Call reported last week. House Democrats are expected to try to end DOD’s ability to easily move funds among various Pentagon accounts by reasserting their

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