Trump Admin Wants to Send More Troops to U.S.-Mexico Border

HeadlineJan 04, 2019

This comes as the Department of Homeland Security requested that the Pentagon send more troops to string concertina wire along 160 miles of existing border fence. The move would extend the military’s presence on the U.S.-Mexico border until at least the end of September. The Pentagon’s border mission, which Trump ordered ahead of the midterm elections, had been set to expire at the end of January.

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