Trump Ordered Troops to the Border, But They’re Doing Busywork – POLITICO Magazine

“There is a false narrative that we are doing ride-alongs,” Mora said. Indeed, the troops are not permitted to take part in patrols or to participate in any operations to detain the men, women and children being trafficked by criminal organizations across the border or trying to slip undetected into Douglas.

None of the troops are even armed — “and there is no anticipation that will change,” Mora told me.

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