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Rep. Thornberry Issues Statement on Reprogramming Military Funding for Border Wall

Feb 14, 2020 - Targeted News Service

Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, ranking Republican member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement on Feb. 13:

The Department of Defense notified Congress of its intent to divert funding already approved by Congress and signed into law away from critical military weapons and equipment to border security. Funding for these programs was directed by Congress in the FY20 Defense Authorization and Appropriations acts. Congress arrived at these funding levels after con...