Acting Pentagon Chief Pat Shanahan Authorizes $1B for Border Wall

The Pentagon announced Monday evening that Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan authorized $1 billion for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) for building the border wall pursuant to the president’s emergency declaration last month.

Stewart Williams works with a crew removing border to be replaced with new border wall Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, seen from Tijuana, Mexico. U,S. President Donald Trump walked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday — "I said bye-bye," he tweeted— as efforts to end the 19-day partial …

2020: Beto O’Rourke Officially Announces White House Run

“This is going to be a positive campaign that seeks to bring out the very best from every single one of us, that seeks to unite a very divided country,” O’Rourke said in a video recorded with his wife, Amy Sanders O’Rourke.

Texas Senatorial Candidate Congressman Beto ORourke and his wife, Amy Hoover Sanders, are pictured in front of a campaign RV outside of Nixon Elementary School in El Paso, Texas, on November 6, 2018. - Americans started voting Tuesday in critical midterm elections that mark the first major voter test of …