Meanwhile, the $1.6 billion in the bill for some fencing and levees on the border not only fell far short of the $25 billion that Trump was seeking, but it came with tight restrictions on how the money can be spent.
But a recent tweet from Trump appearing to suggest it could be built through military funding and a Washington Postreport that Trump is already pressing the military to build the wall suggests that idea has since died. Trump thinks the Defense Department could bankroll the barrier, a key campaign proposal for the president, because it poses a national security risk, the Post reported.
The White House's military office, the Pentagon and a spokeswoman for Ryan did not immediately respond to requests to comment. Taking money from the current 2018 budget for the wall would require an act of Congress, said a senior Pentagon official.
The president went on to tout how the military would be investing the new funding, highlighting money tagged for tanks, F-35 fighter jets, Black Hawk helicopters and new naval ships.
He's told his near 50 million followers that now the military has recently got a tidy sum close to three quarters of a billion dollars, that's plenty of spare cash to build that wall. Not only will Democrats take a hard pass military spending paying for his fence, but Pentagon officials, per White House advisers, "may also blanch at the possibility". He wants to have the USA military fund the construction of the project. At almost every campaign rally, the man who would go on to become the US President claimed that his government was going to construct a wall spanning almost 1,000 miles, in order to "safeguard" the American border. During hiscampaign, Trump spoke vehemently against illegal immigration and proposed a plan on how to end immigrants crossing the border illegally.
The urgency to strike a deal reflected the growing sense that the spending bill represented the last chance for the Trump administration to secure substantial wall funding, at least in his first term.
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We are temporarily suspending the testing of our self-driving cars on public roads to learn from the Uber incident. Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA ) announces the Drive Constellation system for running self-driving vehicle simulations.
The Iron Dome is created to intercept and destroy short-range rockets and artillery shells fired from distances of 4km to 70km. Brigadier General Ronen Menlis from the IDF spokesperson's Unit said: "No barrage of missiles was sacked at Israel from Gaza".
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Shabani, 25, was last seen on security camera around 1:15 p.m. on February 23 near her Hollywood home, police said. She came from Macedonia and had been in Los Angeles less than two years, according to her friends.
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The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 will legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity and remove it from the list of controlled substances. So far, 34 states have authorized hemp research and 19 have production programs, Bruce Schreinerreports for The Associated Press.
As per a report , violence erupted on March 26 morning when stones were pelted at a Ram Navami procession in Hill Bustee area. We celebrate Durga Puja, Kali Puja, Ganpati puja peacefully. "We also celebrate Ramzan, Christmas", she stated.
Facebook on Wednesday attempted to make amends for having utilized data from tens millions of profiles without consent from users. Investors have voiced concerns that the companies could face tougher regulations after the Cambridge Analytica scandal .
Michael Porter Jr. officially declares for NBA Draft
Most mock drafts have Porter projected to be picked in the top 10 of the draft, which will be held on June 21. Porter has the great blend of size and mobility that fits today's National Basketball Association .
UEFA announce Champions League rule changes
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