Trump renews threat to close Mexican border, send more troops

Trump renews threat to close Mexican border, send more troops

President Trump on Wednesday reiterated his threat to close part of the southern border and send more ’armed soldiers’ to defend it if Mexico did not block a new caravan of migrants. US officials were quoted saying they are expecting a request from the DHS in the coming days for additional troops. About 5,000 active duty and National Guard troops already are at the border.

Ognar 8 months

US troops should have Rules of Engagement that state they are to use deadly force if threatened on the US border. There is zero reason why they should have surrendered!

Unbiased Intent
Unbiased Intent 8 months

That actually seems likely. Guess we'll see.

Based Haole
Based Haole 8 months

About time these politicians admitted what was going on.

Captain Obvious
Captain Obvious 8 months

they should install slides at the points of entry and funnel them to it with a huge wall. use one of those big, twisting slides that shoots them back out into Mexico

Tommy Hawkins
Tommy Hawkins 8 months

While the Dems keep up their idiotic investigations, our nation drowns in a sea of illegals. We will remember this in 2020!

consistency 8 months

what's his batting average right now with the Mexican border? still waiting on Mexico paying for the wall, all of these prayer mats that are supposedly strewn all over the midwest, and that the people trying to cross are murderers rapists and some, he supposes, are good people (actually lower crime rate than US citizens, overall).

Steven Cline
Steven Cline 8 months

Now, a border war would slow illegally immigration....

SimonR 8 months

I'd feel better if Twain told me there wasn't a crisis. 😂

Star Alien
Star Alien 8 months

He is insane lol

david dindu
david dindu 8 months

the family likely had drugs stuffed up their ass and cartel members are protecting their cargo

Little grim reaper
Little grim reaper 8 months

my only question is which side of the border where the us troops where at the time

Aaron W
Aaron W 8 months

Truth is we should only be considering asylum for Mexicans. If they are from South America they need to go through the Mexican assylum process.

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