According to the report, Trump floated the idea to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Wednesday, receiving little reaction, though unnamed senior officials later dismissed the viability of the proposal.
"Building a great Border Wall, with drugs (poison) and enemy combatants pouring into our country, is all about National Defense", the president tweeted.
Since taking office, the Trump administration has tried to demand Congress appropriate money for his promised wall, and the Mexican government has steadfastly refused to pay for it. Trump a year ago saidMexico would pay for it "through reimbursement/other".
Lawmakers only directed $1.6 billion to the border wall, with a focus on repairs and additions to already existing fencing.
He also suggested that The Pentagon pay for the estimated US$25 billion wall. During another meeting, this one with senior aides, Trump apparently whined about how much money the Department of Defense was getting, noting that surely the Pentagon could afford to part with a few (or, say, 67) billion dollars.
The White House's military office, the Pentagon and a spokeswoman for Ryan did not immediately respond to requests to comment.
"M" references the military, according to the Post.
"Certain things are said during the campaign that are uninformed", Kelly reportedly said during the meeting. Setting aside money in the 2019 budget would require Trump to offer a budget amendment - which would still need 60 votes to pass the Senate. During hiscampaign, Trump spoke vehemently against illegal immigration and proposed a plan on how to end immigrants crossing the border illegally. Advisers state that "M" means military.
"First Mexico was supposed to pay for it, then USA taxpayers, and now our men and women in uniform?"
At Tuesday's briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders sidestepped a question about whether having the military wall construction posed constitutional issues, and gave a glass-half-full assessment of where the president's signature campaign promise now stands. "Secretary [James] Mattis ought not bother and instead use the money to help our troops, rather than advance the president's political fantasies", he said.
It sounds unlikely that the president will make any real progress on hisborder wall during his current term.
She said one of her employees said flames first erupted in the children's game room, quickly engulfing the rubber foam gear. The unnamed man, who worked for a private security firm, may be detained as a suspect in the criminal case, Petrenko said.
Law enforcement officials asked not to be identified discussing the case because the investigation continues. It's not clear if any of the packages was an actual working explosive device that could have been detonated.
While initially refusing to leave, Tomshack eventually did leave the residence and was later taken into custody at his own home. Police also arrested two of Chahil's family members and charged them with accessory after the fact to aggravated assault .
The edited courtroom video begins by showing Mateen buying a ticket before walking into Pulse as clubgoers are enjoying last call. At the time it was the most deadly mass shooting in recent U.S. history, though it has since been surpassed.
Broad, who dismissed Tom Latham to get into the 400-wicket club, ended with three for 78 and James Anderson took three for 87. New Zealand begged to differ, with their top-scorer Henry Nicholls saying his side had the momentum going into the final day.
However, it seems as though George Lucas would have made similarly massive decisions if he'd made the sequel trilogy. So not only was Luke supposed to die at very end of the Skywalker saga, but he was going to train Leia to be a Jedi.
A source tells the newspaper that VW is thinking about developing a pickup based on its Chattanooga-built, three-row Atlas SUV. Volkswagen brand officials want to strengthen sales in regions such as the US with more product designed for local tastes.
He soon added a nifty assist to Zach Smith, and the Red Raiders maintained a double-digit advantage the rest of the way. Not only did Beard go home; he redecorated the Red Raiders program and has it in the Elite Eight for the first time.
Sunday's explosion was claimed by Somali-based group of Al Shabaab, which is battling Western-backed Federal Republic of Somalia. The threat posed by al-Shabab reflects the struggle Somalian forces face in maintaining security in the country.
Trump's job performance rating drops
Results for the full sample have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.7 percentage points, it is larger for subgroups. Forty-four percent of respondents approved of the president's job performance last month, one of his highest ratings.
Killer Mike Apologizes for His NRA Interview, El-P Responds
I'm sorry that an inteveiw I did about a minority was used as a weapon against you guys. "It's possible to do both", he said . In the interview, Mike says that he wants his daughter to get a gun after there was a shooting at her college previous year .
DOW falls 724 points as stocks plunge
The Dow blue-chip index of 30 bellwether stocks is now firmly in correction territory from its January 26 peak. The Dow lost 424 points, or 1.8 per cent, to 23,533, bringing its weekly decline to 1,400 points.
Fred: Sunday rain chances
This will likely bring the possibility of some heavy rain and strong thunderstorms for much of the state through midweek. The high temperature Sunday is expected to reach 42 degrees in Billings, followed by a high of 46 degrees Monday.