Pentagon To Send 300 More Troops To Mexico Border

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Published on April 26, 2019 - Duration: 00:48s

Pentagon To Send 300 More Troops To Mexico Border

WASHINGTON(Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Friday that it expected to send about 300 additional troops to the border with Mexico including roughly 100 cooks who would hand out meals, breaking with past policy to avoid troops coming in contact with migrants.

The move is the latest sign of a growing U.S. military support role for President Donald Trump’s politically charged immigration policies.

Earlier this month, Trump said he would have to mobilize more of the military at the U.S.


Pentagon To Send 300 More Troops To Mexico Border


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