Trump Wants Military to Secure Border until Wall is Built

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President Donald President Donald Trump, annoyed by the lack of progress on fulfilling the signature promise of his campaign, said he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border until his “big, beautiful wall” is erected.

Trump told reporters on Tuesday that he’s been discussing the idea with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.

“We’re going to be doing things militarily. Until we can have a wall and proper security, we’re going to be guarding our border with the military,” Trump said, calling the move a “big step.”

It wasn’t immediately clear exactly how the proposal would work or …

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