Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday she will refuse to send her state’s National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border, defying President Donald Trump’s order on Wednesday to do so.
Brown, a Democrat, sent a series of tweets about the directive, which Trump said is to protect and enforce the border until the wall can be built.
“If [President Trump] asks me to deploy Oregon Guard troops to the Mexico border, I’ll say no,” she tweeted Wednesday. “As Commander of Oregon’s Guard, I’m deeply troubled by Trump’s plan to militarize our border.”
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