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Mattis Visits Troops At U.S.-Mexico Border, Defends Deployment

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During his first visit to newly deployed troops at the border with Mexico, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis defended the deployment. He said the mission was “absolutely legal” and justified, and that it was improving military readiness, says Reuters. Preisdent Donald Trump sent the troops to the border ahead of the U.S. midterm congressional elections. Trump's supporters have embraced the deployment while critics have called it a political stunt.

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