Listen: N.M. Governor Pulls National Guard From Border, Citing A 'Charade' At Federal Level
"On filming from NBC news. The governor of New Mexico ordered the state's national guard to withdraw a majority of its troops in southern border. Slamming what she called president Donald Trump's charade shortly before his state of the union address on Tuesday. New Mexico will not take part in the president charade of border fear mongering by misusing are diligent national guard troops governor Michelle Luhan Grisham said in a statement, the one Grisham who is elected as the first Latina democratic governor of the state in November said she rejected the federal contention that there exists an overwhelming national security crisis at the southern border. She also ordered troops from outside of the state, including Arkansas, Kansas Kentucky, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Wisconsin to return to their home states Gresham ordered the withdrawal of many of the troops. She oh. Also directed troops any dog county and the surrounding southwestern areas to remain in place. Those troops will continue to assist with the ongoing humanitarian needs of communities there. We've seen large groups of families women and children crossing over the border in the remote, antelope wells area in recent months. She said I recognize and appreciate the legitimate concerns of residents and officials in south western New Mexico, particularly dog oh county you've asked for our assistance as migrants and asylum-seekers continue to appear at their doorstep. She"