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Judge halts some military spending on border wall

5 months 3 weeks 5 days ago Tuesday, December 10 2019 Dec 10, 2019 December 10, 2019 8:13 PM December 10, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A federal judge blocked the Trump administration from spending some Defense Department money to build a border wall with Mexico, the latest twist in a long-running legal battle over one of the president's signature domestic issues and campaign priorities. The ruling applies to $3.6 billion that was diverted in September from 127 military construction projects to build 175 miles (280 kilometers) of border wall. The Justice Department says it will appeal.

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