Mattis preparing order sending hundreds of troops to border


Officials are considering sending nearly active duty US troops to the southern border. Correspondent Emily row reports from the White House the estimated eight hundred to a thousand active duty troops would deploy to the border to help with logistics like building fences or putting up tents for border authorities. The service members would not be working in a law enforcement capacity or engaging with migrants Defense Secretary James Mattis would sign off on the order. There are already two thousand national guard troops at the border called up

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