Pentagon Cancels Trump’s Border Wall Projects

Bloomberg News reports:

The Pentagon said Friday it had canceled projects related to Donald Trump’s border wall and was returning money the former president directed to the project from defense programs.

“The Department of Defense is proceeding with canceling all border barrier construction projects paid for with funds originally intended for other military missions and functions such as schools for military children, overseas military construction projects in partner nations, and the National Guard and Reserve equipment account,” Jamal Brown, deputy Pentagon spokesman, said in a statement.

In addition, the Homeland Security Department said it would repair flood barriers in Texas and “dangerous” soil erosion in San Diego that it said were the result of Trump’s wall construction.

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