Va. governor pulls National Guard copter, troops from border over family separation policy | TheHill


“Virginia benefits from the important work of securing our border and we have a responsibility to contribute to that mission,” he said. “However, we also have a responsibility to stand up to policies or actions that run afoul of the values that define us as Americans.”

“When Virginia deployed these resources to the border, we expected that they would play a role in preventing criminals, drug runners and other threats to our security from crossing into the United States — not supporting a policy of arresting families and separating children from their parents.”

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