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‘It will create a firestorm’: Mulvaney’s border wall cash grab sparks dissent in White House

‘It will create a firestorm’: Mulvaney’s border wall cash grab sparks dissent in White House

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  • A bad idea that would transfer funds from other critical needs to fund the Wall. “The emerging consensus among acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and top budget officials is to shift money from two Army Corps of Engineers’ flood control projects in Northern California, as well as from disaster relief

    A bad idea that would transfer funds from other critical needs to fund the Wall. “The emerging consensus among acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and top budget officials is to shift money from two Army Corps of Engineers’ flood control projects in Northern California, as well as from disaster relief funds intended for California and Puerto Rico. The plan will also tap unspent Department of Defense funds for military construction, like family housing or infrastructure for military bases, according to three sources familiar with the negotiations.