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Reps. Larson and Veasey Condemn DOD Request to Divert F-35 Funding Towards Border Wall

Feb 14, 2020 - Targeted News Service

Rep. John B. Larson, D-Connecticut, issued the following news release on Feb. 13:

Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Marc A. Veasey (TX-33) condemned the request by the Trump Administration to reprogram $373 million from F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program to fund the Border Wall.

"In December, Congress passed a bipartisan package to fund our military's critical needs. National security experts have said time and time again the border wall is ineffective when it comes to addressing secur...