“Today, the Department of Defense will begin canceling all wall projects using the diverted funds, and will take steps to return remaining unobligated military construction funds to their appropriated purpose as permitted by law.” a Biden administration official said on April 30, 2021, Friday.
Joe Biden has canceled the former President’s signature border wall projects. The payment for this project is diverted from Defense Department accounts and another development fund.
Trump diverted about $ 10 billion from other official accounts to fund this wall project. That is apparently considered as not a wise and a good plan for the country’s betterment. However, it is unclear what will be the next step towards this incomplete project and the leftover fund.
Here is all you need to know about the cancellation of the wall project.
The Cancellation of the Border Wall Project:
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As the Border Wall Project between US and Mexico is cancelled on Friday signed by the former President, Trump. The Pentagon is certainly going to return back the money directed for the wall project.
Meanwhile, the Defense department has already started their proceedings for the cancellation order. “The Department of Defense is proceeding with canceling all border barrier construction projects paid for with funds originally intended for other military missions and functions such as schools for military children, overseas military construction projects in partner nations, and the National Guard and Reserve equipment account,” Jamal Brown, deputy Pentagon spokesman, said in a statement.
Besides this, it has also been speculated that the wall project hampered the environment So, the Homeland Security Department is directed to repair the damages like flood barriers and soil erosions in Texas and San Diego.
However, how much the left over fund will be spend in other development projects like academic institutions and other environmental works. Soon they are going to address this.
The project is considered but nothing an obsolete measure that will cause damages and disadvantageous. Instead of being a long-run development project for the citizens of Mexico and Us. Though it has already caused certain environmental disruptions. That will be taken care of by the Biden’s official. And other development projects will be started soon.
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