Texas Democrat Davis Backs Call For U.S. To Fund National Guard At Border

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August 05, 2014 AT 12:22 PM
Texas Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wendy Davis supports a call backed by Republicans to have the United States pay to send National Guard troops to the border with Mexico but said on Tuesday the deployment was not a prudent use of resources. She told reporters the $12 million a month Texas will spend to deploy as many as 1,000 troops to bolster border security could be better allocated by helping support local sheriffs and relief groups. Republicans in the U.S.