Increase in Military Budget to Fund the Wall

At advent of ambitious mod plan, Army seeks $190B in FY20

The Army’s request will be a part of the roughly $718 billion budget request the Pentagon will submit to Congress next week.The Defense Department plans to ask for $545 billion in the base budget, roughly $100 billion in OCO-for-base funding, about $64 billion in OCO dollars and approximately $9 billion in “emergency” funding that could be used to cover funding gaps in military construction that result from President Donald Trump’s move to use an emergency declaration to fund a wall at the United States’ southern border.

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