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by declaring a national emergency to fund his border wall with Mexico US president Donald Trump can divert money from the military construction budget and use it instead to build that wall so what projects might not get billed as a result schools and daycare centers for military kids that's according to a list of suggested cuts given to Congress this week by the Pentagon after democratic senators demanded to know which projects might be threatened what projects are you going to ransack out of the Pentagon budget to propose list includes twelve point eight billion dollars in projects ten percent of which could potentially come from the planned construction of school buildings and other facilities for the children of servicemembers both overseas and in the U. S. among the projects targeted funding for a child development center on Andrews airforce base were trumps Air Force jet is based and the plan school at you'll see an Air Force base in Alaska that may come as a surprise given trumps frequent vocal support for military families but suggests that his desire to build a wall outstrips nearly all other issues Congress passed a bill to overturn trump's national emergency declaration but it was vetoed last week by the president who called the vote reckless