Supreme Court OKs $2.5B DoD Funding for Border Wall Construction


The Supreme Court has greenlit the Trump administration’s proposal to allocate $2.5 billion in Department of Defense funds for the construction of a more than 100-mile wall along the southern border, Military.com reported Saturday.

The effort requires $789 million for the 46-mile portion in New Mexico, $646 million for a 63-mile part in Arizona and other funds for smaller replacement work in California and Arizona.

Five conservative judges approved of the allocation, reversing the prior decisions of a trial court and an appeals court to freeze funding for the wall replacement projects.

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Source: Executive Gov