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  Trump says he could send as many as 15,000 troops to the border
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Last EditedRP  Oct 31, 2018 04:42pm
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AuthorJonathan Allen
News DateWednesday, October 31, 2018 10:15:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionPresident Donald Trump said Wednesday that he could send up to 15,000 troops to the U.S. border — nearly triple the 5,200 announced by the Defense Department, and nearly triple the number authorized to serve in Iraq.

Speaking to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing for a campaign rally in Florida, Trump insisted that he is “not fear-mongering” by dispatching military forces to dissuade members of a migrant caravan from trying to come into the United States.
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Nov 20, 2018 05:30pm Report Pentagon says troop deployment to border will cost $72 million through Dec. 15  Article RP