The Latest Pentagon expecting to help DHS more on border

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The Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $789 million contract to the Texas based SLSCO Ltd. for border replacement wall construction in Santa Teresa according to an announcement Tuesday. Trump has already tapped Customs and Border Patrol Director Kevin McAleenan to temporarily take over for Nielsen. The Pentagon is expecting a request from the White House to do more to help prevent illegal migration across the U. border with Mexico the acting defense secretary said Wednesday. secretary acting defense secretary patrick shanahan said wednesday. The Pentagon announced Tuesday that it had awarded two contracts worth $976 million for work on the proposed new wall and repairs to existing barriers in New Mexico and Arizona. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters on Wednesday that more contracts would be coming soon

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