- Safi Bello
Mattis extends border troop mission until end of January
Politico ---------- Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has signed an order extending the mission of active-duty troops on the U.S.-Mexico border through the end of January, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. The deployment was set to expire Dec. 15, but the Department of Homeland Security requested an extension late last week. The brief statement noted that the extension was approved "in response to migrant caravan arrivals." To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.