​California extends Trump's border mission by 6 months

Article publisher: 
Fox News
Article date: 
28 September 2018
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday extended the state National Guard's participation in President Donald Trump's border deployment by six months, a low-key announcement that was made without any of the acrimony that characterized his early negotiations with the federal government ...

The Democratic governor has cast his decision as a welcome infusion of federal support to fight transnational criminal gangs and drug and firearms smugglers.

The California Guard currently about 400 troops assigned, including some 250 in the San Diego and El Centro areas on the Mexico border ...