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Trump reportedly threatens to send U.S. military to Mexico in call with Mexican president

Trump reportedly threatens to send U.S. military to Mexico in call with Mexican president

President Trump threatened in a phone call with his Mexican counterpart to send U.S. troops to stop “bad hombres down there” unless the Mexican military did more to control them itself, according to an excerpt of a transcript of the conversation obtained by the Associated Press.

Update: Mexican government says Trump never threatened to send troops to Mexico »

The excerpt of the call did not make clear who exactly Trump considered “bad hombres” — drug cartels, immigrants, or both — or the tone and context of the remark, made in a...

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