President Trump and Secretary of Defense James Mattis [Public domain] via Wikimedia Commons

On the Border, Mattis Once Again the Adult in the Room

Rhetoric and reality may well be heading for a meeting at the southern border, and if President Trump isn’t very careful it could cause problems for his administration, and the country, far beyond the politics of immigration.

President Trump’s use of US military troops on the border is not anything new. Every president since Reagan has used the military at the border