Pentagon Denies DC’s National Guard Request To Help With Migrants (Again)

Illegal migrants are being sent to nation's capital by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, whose state is struggle to accommodate influx from record border crossings.

  • Pentagon on Monday denied request by D.C. Democrat Mayor Muriel Bowser.
  • Bowser first asked last month for Guard to be activated, but request rejected Aug. 4.
  • In mid-August, after being told that accepting request would result in”diminished readiness” for the troops, Bowser asked for 150 Guardsmen.
  • Defense Department on Monday gave similar response and said D.C. National Guard not trained to assist migrants.


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