President Biden cancels funding for Trump border wall
In a letter to Congress on Thursday, Mr Biden wrote that the order was "unwarranted" and said that no further tax dollars will be spent on the wall. 1
Mr Trump declared a state of emergency over the southern border in 2019, which allowed him to bypass Congress and use military funds for its construction. 1
When Mr Trump left office, about $25bn (18bn) had been spent on the project. 1
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