The National Guard deployment to the border is a sham

Remember when President Trump's supporters were outraged when Trump signed a budget that prevented him from building a border wall?  Trump was so stung by the criticism that he decided to show he was tough on border security by sending the National Guard to the border.  The only problem is, restrictions on the Guard have made their participation almost useless. A month after President Trump called for sending National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, the head of the national Border Patrol union called the deployment "a colossal waste of resources." "We have seen no benefit," said Brandon Judd, president of the union that represents 15,000 agents, the National Border Patrol Council. More from Politico: Back in April, Trump hailed the deployment as a "big step," claiming, "We really haven't done that before, or certainly not very much before." But that isn't accurate, either: Both George...(Read Full Post)

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