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President Donald Trump's administration continues to dismiss the threat of COVID-19, the latest strand of coronavirus currently spreading throughout the globe.

Instead of addressing the shortage of test kits to diagnose the virus or heeding the advice of experts, the President is using the virus to advocate for his quixotic pursuit of a wall at the southern border.

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President Donald Trump announced his budget request for 2021 on Monday, and people—especially Democrats—weren't exactly excited for it.

Democratic lawmakers heavily criticized the new cuts, especially drastic slashes to Medicaid, Medicare, and social security funds by billions of dollars—a reversal of Trump's previous promises not to touch them. The budget also cuts programs for food, housing, and other public good programs.

The budget also increases defense spending, as well as funds for the President's long-sought wall at the southern border.

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President Donald Trump unveiled his budget proposal on Monday, and there were very few surprises.

The budget predictably slashes funds for environmental protection, education, health care, food stamps, and housing while increasing funds for defense and for his border wall.

One of the budge's cuts, however, is standing out.

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President Donald Trump is determined to build as much of his long-promised border wall as possible before the 2020 election—even if it means destroying sacred land.

Trump-hired contractors are currently working on a portion of the wall in southern Arizona, where they've been detonating controlled blasts at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in the Sonoran Desert.

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President Donald Trump's long-sought wall at the southern border has been a pillar of his campaign and administration.

Despite constant claims that Mexico would pay for it, Trump's frequently shown that he's willing to use taxpayer dollars for its funding—even if it means shutting down the government or diverting funds from the military.

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President Donald Trump has made 16,241 false statements and counting. With such a stream of falsehoods deployed daily upon the public, it's easy to imagine that fact-checkers are constantly exhausted.

The ones at Politifact don't seem fazed.

At a Wednesday night rally in New Jersey, President Donald Trump revived his long-sought and heretofore undelivered promise that Mexico would pay for the southern border wall—a pillar of Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

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President Donald Trump is desperately trying to secure additional funding to carry out his campaign promise of a giant wall at the Southern border.

Reports from the Washington Post say that Trump is planning to divert $7.2 billion in military funds to go toward building the wall.

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