Breaking: Trump Renews Threat to Close Border, Warns Mexico Over Guns Drawn on US troops

President Donald Trump has renewed threats to close portions of the southern US-Mexico border, while also warning Mexico “better not happen again” after Mexican soldiers held and disarmed American troops on US soil.


Trump’s Tweet

“Mexico’s Soldiers recently pulled guns on our National Guard Soldiers, probably as a diversionary tactic for drug smugglers on the Border. Better not happen again! We are now sending ARMED SOLDIERS to the Border. Mexico is not doing nearly enough in apprehending & returning!” Trump wrote on Twitter Tuesday morning

The two members of the US National Guard explained to the Mexican soldiers that they were still on US soil and were then released.

Trump has also put Mexico on notice that it must stop a caravan moving toward the US or he would close the border and send in troops.

“A very big Caravan of over 20,000 people started up through Mexico. It has been reduced in size by Mexico but is still coming. Mexico must apprehend the remainder or we will be forced to close that section of the Border & call up the Military. The Coyotes & Cartels have weapons!” President Trump tweeted.

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