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Border wall gets no new funds in Biden’s budget

April 12, 2021

When fielding a question earlier this month about reports that Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas was considering filling “gaps” in the border wall, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said during a press briefing that federal agencies are continuing to review border wall contracts and will submit a plan to the president soon.

“It is paused,” she said. “There is some limited construction that has been funded and allocated for, but it is otherwise paused.”

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