Number of US troops at border has 'peaked' at 5,900
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The number US troops deployed to the southern border has "peaked" at 5,900 and is not expected to increase, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Thursday. It's a figure that falls well short of President Donald Trump's previous claim that the Pentagon could send between 10,000 and 15,000 service members to help deal with a group of migrants heading toward the US through Mexico.

"The mission has been to support the Department of Homeland Security and I think ... we're pretty much peaked...

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