Trump Says Up to 15,000 Troops Will Go to Border Ahead of Migrant Caravan

Headline Roundup November 1st, 2018

President Trump said he will send up to 15,000 troops to the southern border ahead of the migrant caravan making its way to the U.S. through Mexico. The Pentagon had previously announced that 5,200 active duty troops would be deployed in addition to 2,100 National Guardsmen.

Trump Says Up to 15,000 Troops Will Go to Border Ahead of Migrant Caravan

From the Center
317

President Trump amplified his anti-immigration message ahead of next week’s midterm elections, saying he was now prepared to deploy as many as 15,000 troops to the Mexican border

Read full story
From the Right
317

President Trump said Wednesday that he is willing to send as many as 15,000 troops to the border in anticipation of a caravan of Central American migrants making its way north.

Read full story
From the Left
317

The total would be nearly triple the 5,200 announced by the Defense Department, and nearly triple the number authorized to serve in Iraq.

Read full story