President Trump first announced via tweet—and later a signed proclamation—that he plans to send the National Guard to the nation’s southern border. Some have questioned the need for the National Guard at this time given that border apprehensions are so low.
Campaign Action Buckle in kids, because we’re going for a ride. As a result of decades of militarization—and, most recently, fearmongering from Donald Trump—crossings along the U.S./Mexico border are the lowest they’ve been since Richard Nixon.
President Donald Trumps strategy for the U.S.-Mexico border includes mobilizing the National Guard, the White House said on Tuesday, after Trump had earlier spoken publicly to reporters about guarding our border with the military to stop illegal immigrants.