DC Mayor Again Asks Pentagon For Help With Migrants

At a glance

  • Austin said honoring first request would negatively impact “mission ready.”
  • The migrant are from the southern U.S. border, and the number, as a result of record crossings have overwhelmed Texas, say GOP Gov. Greg Abbott, who has buses the immigrants to Washington, D.C.
  • Bowser has said D.C. National Guard is needed, “to help prevent a prolonged humanitarian crisis in our nation’s capital.”
  • Mayor’s new request asks for help for 90 days and proposes reevaluating additional assistance Dec. 1.

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