Earlier, the President proposed to use for the project, the funds appropriated for defense
President trump talked with the head of the defense Ministry of the country on the use of funding of the armed forces for the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico.
“It was the first conversation (on the subject), explained on Thursday, the chief press Secretary of the Pentagon, Dan white.
“Let me remind you that the security of Americans, the security of the country, is the most important task of the Minister,” said white.
On Sunday, the President wrote on Twitter that since the restoration of our armed forces allocated 716 billion dollars, created a lot of jobs, “our military is once again rich.”
Previously, trump said that “the construction of the great wall (the conditions), when the drugs (poison) and enemy combatants are infiltrating into our country, it all relates to national security. Build a wall with the participation of the military!”.
The Pentagon has not yet announced any details about how the funding of the military Department may be used for the construction of a wall on the border, the cost of which will probably exceed $ 20 billion.