The move, announced Monday, was justified under Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the border.
Tax revenue is weak, spending is up, and deficits are hitting record high.
Analysis also shows schools for the children of U.S. military personnel at home and abroad would be among the most impacted projects.
They include new dining halls, schools and fire stations on bases, as well as firing ranges, aircraft hangars and flight simulation facilities.
The legislation aims to overturn Trump’s move to build barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border.
GOP Sen. Mike Lee says he will vote for a disapproval resolution after Trump shot down Lee’s proposed compromise.
Legislation to regain emergency powers for Congress could avert a looming loss in Senate.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the new “Dream and Promise” bill is a top priority as many could face deportation under the Trump administration.
Plan sets up sharp challenge to Congress and Democratic rivals for the presidency.
"I have no commitments or anything there," the U.S. Senate candidate says.