The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Police Battle With Cartel Claims 21 Lives in Mexico

    Are they terrorists? That's one question that's been reignited after gunmen suspected to belong to a drug cartel attacked the mayor's office in Villa Unión, near the U.S. border, on Saturday. The death toll has reached 21, including four police officers and 10 attackers, after police tracked and killed seven more gunmen. The attack came shortly after President Trump controversially said he'd designate the narco-syndicates as terrorist groups.

    What else is going on? Yesterday Mexican authorities arrested several suspects in the Nov. 4 killings of nine members of a Mormon family that may have been caught in the middle of a dispute between cartels.

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