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Trump looks to Supreme Court in effort to resume border wall construction

The DOD has found money to put toward border wall construction from various accounts but has always maintained that the money was gleaned from savings or was not needed to advance military operations.

The department’s first $1 billion of funding came from counter-narcotics programs. This was followed by another $1.5 billion from the Afghan Security Forces Fund ($604 million); a program that sees to the destruction of lethal chemical agents and munitions ($251 million); Air Force contract programs ($344 million); the military retirement system ($224 million); and a fund used to reimburse coalition partners that have helped U.S. military operations ($78 million).

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