Cuts could be coming to Truax Field to pay for border wall

Cuts could be coming to Truax Field to pay for border wall

In an accompanying letter, Defense Department officials said that because they won't target projects for which money was already awarded or for items like housing, many items listed won't be cut.

"Now that members of Congress can see the potential impact this proposal could have on projects in their home states, I hope they will take that into consideration before the vote to override the President's veto", Sen.

"This appears to be nothing more than another stall tactic created to delay the political consequences of President Trump's emergency declaration", Hollander said.

In their initial votes, the House and Senate both fell short of the two-thirds majorities that will be needed to override Trump's veto.

Project include, among others, a $38 million training support facility at Fort Rucker, Alabama; a $32 million vehicle maintenance shop at Fort Campbell, Kentucky; to a $53 million unmanned aerial vehicle hangar at Kunsan Air Base in South Korea; and $65 million for a "parking structure" at the U.S.

Trump proposed using his declaration to steer $3.6 billion USA in military construction projects to wall constructions.

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The Republican senator, who isn't usually a pro-Trump senator, voted with the president on the resolution, previously explaining that his decision was because "we have an obvious crisis at the border", as IJR Red reported. Trump vetoed the bill Friday. "And I think they're going to try to hide the list until that veto override vote occurs in the House and then in the Senate", he said.

Three top Democrats said in a statement that the projects were facing cuts "to placate the President".

Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday to block a measure passed by Democrats and Republicans in Congress that would terminate his emergency declaration for a wall on the USA border with Mexico to stem illegal immigration and crime.

Shanahan had promised to deliver the list to lawmakers by the end of the day last Thursday during a tense hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

The Pentagon released a list Monday of hundreds of military construction projects worldwide totaling almost $6.8 billion, many of which could be delayed or have funds diverted to fund the southern border wall.

Democratic-aligned groups including state attorneys general have filed lawsuits against the emergency declaration, potentially blocking the money for months or more.

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