US Administration back tracks on its plans to send troops to the Canadian border

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

The Trump administration has dropped its idea of sending U.S. military forces to the Canadian border

ICYMI, here is news of the the hare-brained scheme from earlier:
Canadian Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Canada was told of the U.S. proposal a few days ago, said:
  • "We are very directly and very forcefully expressing the view that this is an entirely unnecessary step which we would view as damaging to our relationship"
  • "We do not believe at all there would be a public-health justification to take this action. We don't think this is the right way to treat a trusted friend and military ally."
A US official now:
  • "This was under consideration, but it is no longer going to take place"


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