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on January 29, 2019 in Featured World News

Defense Official: Nothing Stopping Trump from Authorizing Military to Build Border Wall

by John Binder   President Trump can build a border wall using the United States military to stop mass illegal immigration and drug trafficking without funding approval from Congress and without having to declare a national emergency. During a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Tuesday, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy John Rood confirmed to Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) that Trump does not need Congress or a national emergency declaration to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The exchange went as follows: BROOKS: I want to direct your attention to 10 United States Code § 284 which authorizes President Trump to deploy...

by John Binder   President Trump can build a border wall using the United States military to stop mass illegal immigration and drug trafficking without funding approval from Congress and without having to declare a national emergency. During a...

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