Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) was embarrassed on the national stage once again after her desperate plea to the Pentagon for National Guard support to handle a very small influx of illegal migrants was denied.
According to Breitbart, last week Muriel said the city is at a ‘tipping point’ with a surge of illegal immigration triggered by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s busing border crossers and illegal aliens to Democrat-run sanctuary cities,” and as a result, requested National Guard units to help with the bus loads of immigrants.
Her request was formally denied, leaving her to figure out a way to deal with roughly 4,000 immigrants total, which is what border towns in Texas literally see on a daily basis.
A CNN report noted: “Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin rejected the request because the Department of Defense has ‘determined providing this support would negatively impact the readiness of the DCNG and have negative effects on the organization and members.'”
The Department of Defense has denied requests from DC Mayor Muriel Bowser to activate the National Guard and provide assistance to the thousands of migrants being bused to the district from southern border states.
— Cami Mondeaux (@cami_mondeaux) August 5, 2022
Bowser has claimed that Gov. Abbott is playing politics with the hordes of illegal migrants, but the Texas governor has, on several occasions, invited Bowser, and New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) to Texas to visit the areas that see thousands of illegal migrants every single day.
But at the end of the day, Abbott is looking out for his state, and the residents of Texas, by sending willing migrants to other major U.S. cities.
“We are helping out these small local communities by sending even more buses to these communities and putting these new migrants on the buses and sending them to Washington, D.C.,” Abbott said. “And we’re looking at other cities to send them to.”
Perhaps if Bowser would take a few hours of her time to see the real crisis-level influx at the southern U.S. border, she would have a much different perspective on the relatively small number of migrants being sent to her city.