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Esper says Trump proposed launching missiles into Mexico to destroy drug labs

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Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper's memoir, "A Sacred Oath," comes out on Tuesday. Esper says Trump asked him if the U.S. military could "shoot missiles into Mexico to destroy the drug labs" Esper writes that he would have thought Trump was joking if he had not been staring him right in the face.
7 months ago·Washington, United States

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