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Missouri governor announces troop deployment to southern border

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2024
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) announced Tuesday the state will deploy up to 200 members of it’s National Guard and 22 state highway patrol troopers to the border, in an effort to heed Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s request for support. Parson said he made the decision after witnessing “the crisis” on a trip to the border two months ago, while placing blame on President Biden for what he described as a “wide open” border. “The crisis at the Southern Border is fueling the fentanyl crisis here in our state. Missourians...

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