There is absolutely a gigantic crisis on the southern border of the United States. Thousands of people are crossing the border illegally every single day without regard to any immigration rules or laws. Recently a group of five or six soldiers pulled guns on two National Guard soldiers in United States territory but past the border fence. President Donald Trump is not happy about the limited support coming from Mexico to stop the migrants, and he definitely does not like this recent event. He sent the following warning to Mexico today.
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!
Even though a brief discussion between the two groups of soldiers solved the misunderstanding, the situation shows that there are definite. In fact, Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, suspects that there is more to the story.
These things don’t just happen by accident…. I don’t know one Border Patrol agent that is going to accept that story that the Mexican military thought that these national guardsmen were in Mexico.
We have hundreds upon hundreds incursions by the Mexican military into the U.S., yet we have very few incursions by Border Patrol agents into Mexico.
The incident caused the military to review and modify the instructions given to troops stationed at the border. Trump says that military members along the border will now be armed, which I consider to be a wise action to take. The drug dealers and cartel members are heavily armed, and our soldiers should be able to protect themselves if necessary. Yet, the scene is being set where someone is going to get killed if Congress does not act to close the immigration loopholes.
There is a huge caravan heading through Mexico towards our southern border. Mexico has detained several hundred members of the caravan, but the rest of the migrants continue north. Trump is insisting that Mexico apprehend the remainder of them. He warns that the U.S. might have to close a section of the border and have the military defend against invaders. He also states that the “Coyotes & Cartels have weapons!”