New Mexico’s governor pulls National Guard troops from border

The governor of New Mexico ordered the withdrawal of the majority of the state’s National Guardtroops from the U.S. border with Mexico on Tuesday, in a move that challenges President Trump’s description of a security crisis.

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the partial withdrawal shortly before Trump’s State of the Union address. Her Republican predecessor deployed National Guard troops to the border in April 2018 at Trump’s suggestion, and 118 remained there before Tuesday’s reversal.

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/feb/5/michelle-lujan-grisham-new-mexico-governor-pulls-n/

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