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Governors ask Trump to extend Guard coronavirus support missions set to end this month

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The National Governors Association on Monday asked President Donald Trump to extend deployment authorities for thousands of National Guard troops still working on coronavirus relief missions, saying the support will likely be needed “until a vaccine is available.” About 30,000 guardsmen are currently deployed in support of state missions. Many of those operations started in […]

Governors ask Trump to extend Guard coronavirus support missions set to end this month

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The National Governors Association on Monday asked President Donald Trump to extend deployment authorities for thousands of National Guard troops still working on coronavirus relief missions, saying the support will likely be needed “until a vaccine is available.” About 30,000 guardsmen are currently deployed in support of state missions. Many of those operations started in […]

Some governors balk at Trump request to send troops to DC

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RICHMOND, Va. — Some governors are rejecting President Donald Trump’s request to send National Guard troops to Washington, D.C., for a massive militarized show of force in the nation’s capital after several days of unrest over the death of George Floyd. Several states, including New York and Virginia, have so far rejected the request, with […]

Some governors balk at Trump request to send troops to DC

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RICHMOND, Va. — Some governors are rejecting President Donald Trump’s request to send National Guard troops to Washington, D.C., for a massive militarized show of force in the nation’s capital after several days of unrest over the death of George Floyd. Several states, including New York and Virginia, have so far rejected the request, with […]