Gavin Newsom to Scale Down National Guard Presence at Border

By Katherine Rodriguez

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that he is looking to scale down the state’s National Guard presence at the U.S.-Mexico border, pulling nearly 400 troops from the border assisting President Donald Trump’s border enforcement efforts and assigning them to other duties.

Newsom’s announcement comes as a rebuke of Trump’s order to strengthen military enforcement at the U.S. southern border, especially after the president said that illegal migrants and refugees coming over the border from Central America are threatening America’s national security.

According to excerpts from Newsom’s upcoming State of the State address, the California Democrat plans to call Trump’s border enforcement efforts “a manufactured crisis” that is nothing more than “political theater.”

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