DHS Requesting More Troops At Border

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The Department of Homeland Security has reportedly requested an additional deployment of U.S. troops to the border with Mexico to install concertina wire atop existing border fencing, adding months to the military’s deployment.

The expanded mission would involve the installation of 160 miles of concertina wire atop existing border fences, NBC reports, similar to concertina wire installed at U.S. ports of entry in Texas, Arizona and California.

President Trump has battled Congress for weeks over funding for border security measures at DHS, including for his planned wall along unprotected areas of the U.S-Mexico border which Democrats in Congress have vowed to oppose.

Read more at The Hill.

{Matzav.com}

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