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Diversion of aircraft purchases for border wall puts some Texas Republicans in a difficult position

Military aircraft construction is vital to the Fort Worth economy. The diversion drew condemnation from Democrats and at least one Texas Republican.

Fort Worth residents posed for photos on Dec. 21, 2016, with a model of the F-35 fighter plane, which is manufactured at a Lockheed Martin plant in the city.

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