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Guardsmen Ready to Respond to Hurricane Dorian

National Guardsmen all along the East Coast are on duty, ready to do what needs to be done in response to Hurricane Dorian, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said. Air Force Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel told Pentagon reporters today that guardsmen from Florida to Virginia are assisting civilian agencies across a range of capabilities. Dorian is hitting South ...

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Defense Secretary Mattis to order up to 1,000 active duty troops to the Southern Border

Secretary of Defense James Mattis will sign an order sending between 800 and 1,000 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to halt the advance of the Migrant Mob making its way through Mexico, according to a U.S. government official. The report comes just hours after President Donald Trump said that he would be sending the military to the border. “Democrat inspired ...

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California [finally] deploys National Guard to border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday that members of the California National Guard had arrived along the U.S.-Mexico border to assist in border protection duties. “Today, as part of Operation Guardian Support, CBP officials at ports of entry along the California border with Mexico welcomed 24 California National Guard personnel,” CBP said in a statement. “Operation Guardian Support (OGS) ...

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Can Governors Reject Trump’s Call To Send Troops To The Border?

  by Anders Hagstrom Democratic California Rep. Ted Lieu said in a tweet earlier in April that governors may legally refuse President Donald Trump’s request to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border – but can they? Lieu is in fact correct. U.S. Presidents have two powers they can use to command the National Guard: Title 10, and Title ...

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Trump praises Gov. Brown for sending troops to border; Brown says not for immigration enforcement

A Bridge Too Far

President Donald Trump heralded California Governor Jerry Brown’s decision to send troops to the U.S. – Mexico border, but Brown says those troops will not enforce immigration laws. “California Governor Jerry Brown is doing the right thing and sending the National Guard to the Border,” the president tweeted Thursday morning. “Thank you Jerry, good move for the safety of our ...

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Texas sends additional aircraft and troops to the border

The Texas National Guard announced the movement of aircraft and troops to the U.S. – Mexico border to support Customs and Border Protection efforts to guard the border. “Always Ready, Always There! Moving up to 500 #NationalGuard troops immediately on the SW border security mission,” Chief of the National Guard Bureau General Joseph Lengyel posted on Twitter Friday night. “Vehicles, ...

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President authorizes National Guard Deployment to the Border – What does it mean?

The White House issued a statement Thursday explaining what President Donald Trump’s authorization to deploy the National Guard to the southern border actually means. What You Need to Know About the President’s Authorization for the National Guard to Deploy to the Southern Border To give our Border Patrol agents the support they deserve, President Trump is authorizing the deployment of ...

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National Guard Arrives in Port Aransas after Harvey

National Guard arrives Port Aransas after Harvey 8-26-17

A video shows the quick arrival of National Guard troops immediately after Harvey had moved off. The quick deployment will add badly needed manpower, water, food and other necessities just as they are needed. National Guard arriving at Port Aransas,Texas #HurricaneHarvey #Harvey #HarveyStorm #stxwx #Texas pic.twitter.com/u48mbZJ7mZ — Gabe Hernandez (@callergabe) August 26, 2017 Later in the day, the Texas National ...

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White House: AP Report on Use of National Guard to ‘Round-Up’ Illegals is ‘100% Not True’

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Ah jeez…  One can just imagine ‘fake news’ echoing through the halls of the White House as an Associated Press report reported that the Trump administration was considering the use of National Guard troops to round-up illegal aliens. The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions ...

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