Appropriators Push Back Against Plan to Reallocate MILCON Funds to Border

Feb 28, 2019

A key Republican warned that the move could jeopardize the longstanding discretion Congress has granted DOD, including the ability to reprioritize its own funds. The White House plans to reallocate up to $3.6 billion from other construction projects for which Congress has already assigned funding in this year’s budget, once it has used other sources the president pointed to as part of his emergency declaration.