Trump budget to seek 86 billion in new funding for Mexico border wall setting up another clash with Congress

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President Donald Trump will request at least $8. 6 billion in new funding for the construction of a wall on the U. Mexican border as part of his budget request to be released Monday. The White House request represents the first marker in whats certain to be another protracted battle between the White House and congressional negotiators. The White House predicts the economy will grow 3. Another confrontation with Congress is looming large as President Donald Trump wants at least $8. 6 billion more for his Mexico border wall funding. 375 billion for border barrier construction. Despite no chance of Democrats approving the $8. 6 billion Trump is trying to send a political message that he intends to step up fighting for the promised wall

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