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Pentagon to divert $3.8 billion from its budget to build more of Trump’s border barrier

Money that had been earmarked to buy military aircraft will instead be used for President Donald Trump's promised border wall.

By Nick Miroff and Paul Sonne, The Washington Post
A construction crew works to erect a portion of the border wall along Oklahoma Ave. south of Brownsville on June 9, 2009.              

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