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July 12, 2017

House panel unveils $1.6B plan for U.S.-Mexico wall

By ANDREW TAYLOR
Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A House panel Tuesday unveiled legislation to begin building President Donald Trump's long-promised wall along the U.S-Mexico border. Mexico, however, will not be footing the bill.

The move by the House Appropriations Committee again puts the Trump administration and its allies on Capitol Hill on a collision course with Democrats who oppose the wall and succeeded in blocking a request by Trump to deliver the money when passing an omnibus spending measure earlier this spring.


 
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