Alex Horton

national security reporter at the Washington Post

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Alex Horton is a reporter for the Washington Post.  He formerly served as a senior advisor for VoteVets.org, a nonpartisan group looking after the rights of active and retired duty officers. Horton is a former specialist with the Army's 3rd Stryker Brigade, where he wrote the blog, Army of Dude.

 

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President Trump tweeted today, “Mexico has the absolute power stop these Caravans.” He went on to blame Congress and Democrats for scuttling a deal on DACA, and other things.

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