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U.S. troops deployed to U.S.-Mexico border

Nonresident fellow Gil Kerlikowske, former commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, explains why border agents, not military personnel, should be in charge of protecting the U.S.-Mexico border. CNN: https://cnn.it/2OqaK7X