Border wall. A man looks towards the United States through a fence in Tijuana, Mexico, on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. (Photo: Alejandro Cegarra/Bloomberg)

Many Puerto Ricans were fuming Friday after reports emerged that the White House may raid disaster-relief funds approved by Congress last year to fund a security wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump is considering a declaration of emergency to bypass Congress to fund the barrier. The White House directed the Army Corps of Engineers to examine a February 2018 funding measure to see what money could be diverted under such a declaration, a congressional aide with knowledge of the matter said Thursday.

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