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Government could cut military construction projects to fund border wall

Government could cut military construction projects to fund border wall


to sign live at 5:00 good evening thank you for joining us new at 5:00 president Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a border wall could end up taking millions of dollars away from planned military construction projects the plan could put multiple projects at military bases on the chopping block including Fort Huachuca news for Tucson Silesia heed has the details dozens of military projects could be delayed or cancelled to fund president Trump’s border wall this document from the Department of Defense lists hundreds of military construction projects but States those with the wart dates in fiscal year 2019 will not be impacted that includes a 15 million-dollar facility at davis-monthan but a 30 million dollar ground transport equipment building plans for Fort Huachuca could be axed senator martha mcsalley spokeswoman issuing a statement in response to the potential cut saying fort huachuca has a long overdue project from fiscal year 2018 that we are actively working to keep off any chopping block and will fight tooth and nail to backfill if needed congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick also weighing in saying she will do everything possible to fight president Trump’s attempts to divert money from southern Arizona military projects the memo states no decisions have been made yet on the projects but the plan would not impact military housing barracks or dormitory projects to see the full document just head to our website koat.com alia Shahid news 4 Tucson


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