President Joe Biden’s Pentagon has refused a request from Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) to activate the National Guard to help the city deal with illegal immigration.
Bowser last week called on the Biden administration to activate the DC National Guard, as it said the city was at a “tipping point” with a wave of illegal immigration sparked by the governor’s border crossings. of Texas, Greg Abbott, and illegal aliens to Democratic-run sanctuary cities. .
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According to Bowser, Abbott has sent more than 4,000 cross-border commuters and illegal aliens to DC since April. On Friday, a Department of Defense official confirmed to CNN that the federal agency had denied Bowser’s request to activate the DC National Guard.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin denied the request because the Ministry of Defense has “determined that providing this support would negatively impact the readiness of the DCNG and have negative effects on the organization and the members,” the official said. [Emphasis added]
Abbott invited Bowser, along with New York City Mayor Eric Adams, to visit the US-Mexico border to see first-hand the record level of illegal immigration Texas is facing in the wake of the massive capture operation. and Biden release that continues to draw thousands of cross-border commuters and illegal aliens to the United States every day.
More recently, Abbott said he plans to expand the Democratic-run sanctuary cities that Texas will send to cross-border commuters and illegal aliens to include not just Washington, DC and New York.
“We are helping these small local communities by sending even more buses to these communities and putting these new migrants on the buses and sending them to Washington, DC,” Abbott said. “And we are looking for other cities to send them.”
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