Trump administration seeks $18bn from Congress for Mexico border wall

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Details revealed of financial blueprint for US president’s election campaign promise, which would fund 316 miles of new barriers and bolster existing ones

The Trump administration is seeking nearly $18bn from Congress over the next decade to start extending and reinforcing a border wall with Mexico, the first financial blueprint for the president’s election campaign promise.

Details of the plan revealed on Friday would fund 316 miles of new barriers and bolster an additional 407 miles of existing barriers, adding up to a significant expansion of walls and fencing along the southwestern border.

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