California governor to pull back troops from border: report | TheHill

California’s governor is preparing to withdraw most of the state’s National Guard troops who are stationed at the southern border.

Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) will withdraw about 260 of the 360 troops at the border, a spokeswoman for him told The Associated Press.

Newsom is expected to address the situation in his State of the State speech on Tuesday, and will refer to President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump to sign executive order promoting artificial intelligence Trump’s new Syria timetable raises concern among key anti-ISIS allies Trump officials considering Mar-a-Lago for next meeting with China's Xi: report MORE’s description of an "emergency" at the border with Mexico as "political theater," according to the AP "The border 'emergency' is a manufactured crisis, and California will not be part of this political theater," Newsom is expected to say, the news service reported.

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