Pentagon identifies $12.8 billion potentially available for border barrier construction

Pentagon identifies $12.8 billion potentially available for border barrier construction
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[Ed. – “Milcon” (military construction projects) hardest hit.]

The Defense Department has identified $12.8 billion in possible funding that it could use to fulfill President Trump’s call for a border wall.

Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., released the 20-page spreadsheet on Twitter Monday night. …

Some states that have been allocated big chunks of money that haven’t been spent could see a hit.

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California, for example, was identified as having more than $700 million in unused Army and Navy military construction that could be used. Hawaii has more than $400 million that could be used.

More than $200 million in similar funding allocated for Hawaii, Maine, New York, North Carolina, Guam, Germany, Guam, and Guantanamo Bay Cuba are also on the list.

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