Kristi Noem Deploys National Guard to Southern Border

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Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota has now joined a group of Republican state leaders in announcing the deployment of troops to the nation’s southern frontier, which she described as a “warzone” in a post announcing the action on social media.

Noem stated in a statement released on Tuesday that sixty South Dakota personnel will be deployed to Texas on a rolling basis for three months during the spring.

“The border is a warzone, so we’re sending soldiers. The SD-Guard’s primary mission will be construction of a wall to stem the flow of illegal immigrants, drug cartels, and human trafficking into the United States of America.” Noem said in the post.

In defiance of a Supreme Court ruling, Abbott and the Texas National Guard seemingly persisted in constructing barb wire barriers along the southern border, thereby exacerbating the escalating tensions surrounding the evolving situation.

Abbott’s standoff against the federal government is being backed by Republican governors nationwide, with many of them deploying troops to the border to assist Abbott.

Democrats have demanded that President Biden nationalize the Texas National Guard and compel its members to comply with the court’s ruling in response to the action.

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