Acting Pentagon chief: military is 'not going to leave until the border is secure'

TheHill | 5/11/2019 | Rachel Frazin
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Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Saturday that he intends to speed up plans to secure the border while visiting a Texas border city.

Shanahan also said Pentagon officials would remain at the border until it is secure, according to the Associated Press.

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“We’re not going to leave until the border is secure,” he said. “This isn’t about identifying a problem. It’s about fixing a problem more quickly.”

He told Congress this week that 4,364 troops are stationed at the border, but the...
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