PBS NewsHour

Trump's 'unprecedented' use of DOD money for border wall

Clip: 09/05/2019 | 6m 21s

President Trump is diverting some money for Defense Department infrastructure to instead construct or repair additional barrier sections on the U.S.-Mexico border. The 127 projects losing funding include Hurricane Maria recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and education and health services at military bases at home and overseas. Lisa Desjardins talks to Judy Woodruff about the details and the reaction.

Aired: 09/05/19

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.
Watch Full Length

Problems Playing Video?

Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF, Consumer Cellular, Leidos, Babbel, and Raymond James. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. For a complete list of funders for the PBS NewsHour and PBS NewsHour weekend, click here.