Trump signs proclamation authorizing National Guard troops to border
President Trump has signed a proclamation to send the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border, the White House said. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen had announced the expected move earlier Wednesday.
Gritty details: The order does not disclose details such as cost or number of troops to be deployed. But it said that the defense and homeland security secretaries are required to submit a report within 30 days on "an action plan," including recommendations for potential executive authorities on border security.