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Forget Mexico: Democrats Turn Focus to Porous Canadian Border

Posted January 14, 2019

Under Logistics & Supply Chain Issues, U.S. Customs Issues

(Lauren Gardner – Politico)

While President Donald Trump fixates on the threat at the U.S-Mexico border, House Democrats plan to use their agenda to investigate the terrorist threat at the northern border.

There are nearly 200 vacancies for Border Patrol agents at the Canadian border, and the Department of Homeland Security has warned that homegrown terrorists can easily – and legally – cross the U.S.-Canada border without being noticed.

This terrorist threat has caught notice of Democrats now running the House Homeland Security Committee, which will investigate the porous nature of the Canadian border and whether the border agency has the right resources to catch would-be terrorists from slipping into the country unnoticed. Click here to read more.