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READ: Letter announcing decision to divert military funds for Trump's border wall

Posted September 3, 2019 5:45 p.m. EDT

— Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has authorized the use of $3.6 billion in military construction funds for 11 wall projects on the southern border with Mexico, according to defense officials and a letter from Esper to the Senate Armed Services Committee, which has been obtained by CNN.

Read the letter here: