Situational awareness: President Trump said today he wants to send military troops to defend the southern border with Mexico until a wall is built. Details.
Why it matters, via the NYT: "The proposal was a remarkable escalation of his efforts to crack down on migrants entering the country illegally."
"For the first time, the U.S. government has publicly acknowledged the existence in Washington of what appear to be rogue devices that foreign spies and criminals could be using to track individual cellphones and intercept calls and messages," the AP's Frank Bajak scooped this afternoon.
Why it matters: "The agency’s response, obtained by The Associated Press from Wyden’s office, suggests little has been done about such equipment, known popularly as Stingrays after a brand common among U.S. police departments."
The big picture: "Shutting down rogue Stingrays is an expensive proposition that would require wireless network upgrades the industry has been loath to pay for, security experts say. It could also lead to conflict with U.S. intelligence and law enforcement."
Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite and Donald Trump hold a joint news conference. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Spotify stock closed its first day of trading at $149.01 per share, Axios' Dan Primack notes, giving the music streaming giant a market cap of around $26.6 billion.