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November 28, 2018
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U.S. Weighs Extending Troop Deployment at Southern Border

November 27, 2018
Nancy Youssef, Alicia A. Caldwell | The Wall Street Journal
U.S. military and immigration officials are weighing plans to extend the deployment of troops along the Mexican border beyond their original mid-December end date, four U.S. officials said.
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Border Troop Deployment Rises Again, to Nearly 8,000

November 6, 2018
Nancy Youssef | The Wall Street Journal
Nearly 8,000 U.S. troops will be sent to three border states in anticipation of a caravan of migrants and would-be asylum seekers not traveling through Mexico, a U.S. official said, marking another increase in the planned deployment.
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Trump says he will restrict asylum, claims troops will shoot at rock throwers

November 2, 2018
Jeff Zeleny, Sarah Westwood, Kevin Liptak | CNN
President Donald Trump on Thursday claimed he would sign an executive order "next week" aimed at restricting US asylum rules, as he seeks to use a group of Central American migrants heading for the US border as part of his midterm election closing argument.
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Trump Calls for Up to 15,000 Troops at Border as Election Nears

November 1, 2018
Nancy Youssef, Alex Leary | The Wall Street Journal
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 in anticipation of a migrant caravan and would press ahead with his planned executive order to end birthright citizenship.
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Pence leaves open the possibility of nuclear weapons in space: ‘Peace comes through strength’

October 24, 2018
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Vice President Pence on Tuesday declined to rule out the idea of deploying nuclear weapons in space, saying that the current ban on their use is “in the interest of every nation” but that the issue should be decided on “the principle that peace comes through strength.”
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‘I’m 100% With You,’ Trump Tells Mattis After Hinting at the Secretary’s Departure

October 16, 2018
Nancy Youssef | The Wall Street Journal
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Trump reassured him that he has his full support, even after Mr. Trump said in an interview that the two may not be politically aligned and that the secretary’s resignation could be imminent.
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Letters to Pentagon Held Castor Seeds, Not Ricin; Utah Man is Held

October 4, 2018
Nancy Youssef | The Wall Street Journal
Federal agents and local police detained a man Wednesday in Logan, Utah, in connection with letters sent to the Pentagon that initially were believed to contain the deadly poison ricin, as well as with a letter sent to the White House, officials said
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Suspected Ricin sent to Pentagon, suspicious letters to Trump, Ted Cruz office

October 3, 2018
Pete Williams, Mosheh Gains, Daniella Silva, Courtney Kube | NBC News
A flurry of suspicious envelopes targeting high-profile figures — including President Trump, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Sen. Ted Cruz — were received in the past two days.
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