White House Eyes Funding Sources For Border Wall In Case Trump Declares Emergency

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The White House is working to identify federal dollars that could be redirected to construct a border wall, if President Trump invokes his emergency powers to do so. Congressional and Pentagon sources tell NPR that the Army Corps of Engineers has been asked to identify projects that could be canceled or delayed so those funds could be repurposed for a border barrier. Projects under scrutiny include military construction and civil engineering works designed to prevent damage from future disasters. President Trump has threatened to declare a national emergency if he is unable to make a deal with...

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