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California Only Border State Yet to Announce National Guard Deployment

Texas, New Mexico and Arizona have announced a combined 1,588 Guardsmen to support President Trump’s new border security mission. Nearly 700 of those troops have already deployed to the border, with the remainder expected to arrive later this month.

California Gov. Jerry Brown is the lone Democrat governing a U.S.-Mexico border state. His office has routinely been at odds with the Trump administration, particularly on immigration laws.

A spokesperson for the California National Guard told ABC News on Tuesday that Brown is still considering the president’s request. Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger took over two weeks to decide on similar requests to send the National Guard to the border in 2006 and 2010.

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