Skip to comments.New Mexico governor orders withdrawal of National Guard troops from border
Posted on 02/07/2019 6:08:29 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum
The Democratic governor of New Mexico ordered a partial withdrawal of the states National Guard troops from the U.S.-Mexico border while also taking a shot at President Trump.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, a Democrat, made the announcement a few hours before Trump delivered his State of the Union address in which he renewed his call for a wall along the southern border.
"New Mexico will not take part in the presidents charade of border fear-mongering by misusing our diligent National Guard troops," Lujan Grisham said in a statement Tuesday.
National Guard troops were deployed to the border in April 2018 and 118 remained there before Lujan Grishams announcement. The governor has also directed Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Wisconsin to pull out their troops.
She said some troops will remain in the southwestern part of the state to address humanitarian needs.
I recognize and appreciate the legitimate concerns of residents and officials in southwestern New Mexico, particularly Hidalgo County, who have asked for our assistance, as migrants and asylum-seekers continue to appear at their doorstep, she said.
The withdrawal follows the Pentagons announcement Sunday that it would send an additional 3,750 troops to the border.
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In Congress she was reputed to be tied with Patty Murray in terms of low IQ. She is truly a dim bulb, and only elected in New Mexico because her last name ends in a Z. Total Bill Richardson tool.
New Mexico can not prevent our troops from protecting our country, THAT IS the sole purpose of our military to PROTECT the country as a whole!!! New Mexico lets these criminals in they are NOT confined to just New Mexico they are free to cross state lines!!! Build a damn wall around ALL of New Mexico let them deal with their own citizens and the lawless invading criminals!!!
If you think she is going to be voted out think again. Have you ever been to Santa Fe? Even more lib than Austin Texas.
“Im guessing her chances of re-election are nil.”
And you would be guessing very wrong. Dems won every statewide election in 2018. They went for Hillary about as heavily as Texas went for Trump.
The “nil” chance is ever seeing a republican congressman or governor again.
NM governor’s photo caption:
He: “Hey, baby. Did anyone ever tell you you’re flat out gorgeous and irresistible?”
She: “Why, no.”
He: “They never will.”
Easing right into “crazy eyes” territory.
Next time New Mexico NEEDS National Guard troops for ANYTHING it should be declined!!! I dont think a state has any right to demand US MILITARY, Marines, Army, ect. withdraw from protecting the country, National Guard might be different, not sure!!!
Yet another LIB LOSER whose nitwittery has reached new heights .
States encouraging illegal immigration should be bereft of any federal largesse.
The Dem hypocrites put on those p—— hats to insult President Trump for saying the word once years ago on tape, showing he is immoral and unfit to lead us.
The new Rep.Tlaib says in public in front of a microphone that he is a “mother#@***r” and we know all the Dems on late night have to be bleeped every other sentence for profanity and vulgarity.
Don’t give the Governor another nickle to maintain Interstates 25 and 10.
Democratsstarted pushing for Women Governors a while back. She’s part of the groups hoping women will run the nation.
New Mexico’s governor said she saw no immediate evidence Friday at the U.S. border with Mexico of the security crisis!! describes Trumps idea for a wall as outdated and ineffectual....and she used her position as chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus last year to lambast the Trump administratin.
Another New Mexico leftist witch and pro-illegal immigration accessory. If she is one of the Lujan brood, then you know she’s trouble for America and I wonder how many of her constituents will be killed, injured, robbed and raped because of her cowardice and stupidity.
No state has authority over US government troops. National Guard troops have two levels of authority over them...the lowest level is the state governor and the highest is the President of the US. If the National Guard was called into service by the President, the governor does not have the authority to over-ride or reverse the call-up.The President does, however, have the authority to over-ride a governor’s call-up. THAT question which authority rules was settled back in the 1950’s in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Even the lib ABQ Journal supports a barrier in the “boot heel” portion of the border in SW New Mexico. Literally hundreds pour across the border daily there and surrender to Border Patrol agents.
In the past four months, more than 26 groups of 100 people or more,have turned themselves in to agents at Antelope Wells, according to the Border Patrol. That’s on her watch but she says she doesn’t see a crisis.
What she’s going to do is allow for safe “passage” thru the areas of choice in order to allow Illegals claiming Asylum right on through there. She believes they have a right to this.
Just another Feminist Hag. I’m sick of em.
She’ll take it to court if he tries.
Emily’s list has been recruiting woman to run for Governorships......these woman are all about “Women Power”.....and very well connected to the DNC.
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