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N.M. Governor Pulls National Guard From Border, Citing A 'Charade' At Federal Level

"I reject the federal contention that there exists an overwhelming national security crisis at the Southern border," Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said.

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has ordered the majority of National Guard troops deployed at her state's Southern border to withdraw, condemning what she called a "charade of border fear-mongering" by President Trump, who has warned of an immigration emergency in the region.

"I reject the federal contention that there exists an overwhelming national security crisis at the Southern border," Lujan Grisham said, adding that the area has "some

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