U.S. Drops Proposal to Put Troops at Canadian Border

The Trump administration dropped its thought of options to send out U.S. navy forces to the Canadian border to assist with initiatives to battle the new coronavirus, a U.S. official claimed Thursday, disclosing that determination after Canadian officers experienced strenuously objected to the concept.

Canadian Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters in Ottawa that officers there had been told of the U.S. proposal a handful of times ago but wouldn’t disclose exactly where the U.S. units may have long gone or what they would do.