The Biden administration plans to return to the Pentagon roughly $2 billion in unspent military construction funds seized by the Trump administration for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
As a candidate, Biden vowed not to build 'another foot' of Trump's border wall.
project.The money will be used on 66 delayed projects on installations in 11 states and 16 countries, including schools for military families, hangars, housing and training facilities, according to the administration.It's the balance available to return to the Defense Department from the roughly $14 billion in funds identified by the Biden administration in April that Trump diverted from other parts of the government toward the wall project.
John Moore/Getty ImagesA portion of U.S.-Mexico border wall stands unfinished, April 14, 2021, near La Joya, Texas.And while Biden pledged as a candidate to build"not another foot" of wall on the border, the administration said Friday that funds approved by Congress for"border barrier projects" this year will be spent by the administration until lawmakers cancel or reroute the spending.
"Although most of the funds used for the border wall were diverted from other purposes, Congress provided DHS with some funding for border barrier projects. DHS is legally required to use the funds consistent with their appropriated purpose," the administration said. headtopics.com
After pledging not to build up Trump's border wall, Biden's intentions remain unclearFor now, the administration plans to prioritize the cleanup of military construction sites at the border and environmental mitigation work as it determines how to suspend that remaining funding absent congressional action.
As for the private land seized by the Trump administration through eminent domain actions, the Biden administration will continue to review whether acquired land"remains necessary" for cleanup and environmental work. Read more: ABC News »
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Stop the nonsense! hi BUILD THE DAMN WALL! Hooray. The wall is wrong for America. Koch wants to be our dictator. Even if millions die in my opinion.
Biden moves to restore clean-water safeguards ended by TrumpWASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration began legal action Wednesday to repeal a Trump-era rule that ended federal protections for hundreds of thousands of small streams, wetlands and other waterways, leaving them more vulnerable to pollution from development, industry and farms. As it should be Good. That means the government won't be trying to kill us anymore. Another blow to personal property rights, and small businesses.
Biden revokes Trump orders that sought to ban TikTok, WeChatThe Biden administration on Wednesday dropped Trump-era executive orders that sought to ban the Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat, and said it would start... Biden is on China's payroll. Not too hard to figure out!!
Biden Rescinds Trump Executive Order That Sought To Ban TikTok, WeChatThe president instead ordered a wider review of apps owned by businesses in foreign countries.
Opinion | After Boris Johnson's slavish devotion to Trump, can he bond with Biden?At his core, the British prime minister is the ultimate political chameleon. That may help with Biden, because the U.S. president has also proven utterly adaptable. THINK Biden will probably mistake him for Trump THINK YES! THINK No. Biden is a bitch.
Biden Administration Reverses Trump Era TikTok BanThe app isn't going anywhere.
Jill Biden Hailed As 'Queen Of Shade' For Perceived Diss Of Melania TrumpThe first lady's 'LOVE' jacket stirred sour memories of an infamous fashion choice by the former FLOTUS. We all remember the Melania Trump's 'I really don't care about Americans' jacket. This is 100% the most polite bitch slap I've ever seen. Too bad Mrs. Trump won't get it, but she's...nvm. We ALL know what Mrs Trump is. 👎👎 This EXACTLY what this administration is all about, all the care about is doing the opposite of Trump regardless if it is good for the US or not. Media whores is all they are