- 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.
Click to read full article Go back home