Pennsylvania congressman calls for National Guard deployment at U.S. southern border

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Pennsylvania Republican Congressman John Joyce wants the Pennsylvania National Guard deployed to the Southern Border.

He says it’s necessary to have the guard’s presence on the border to help crackdown on what he calls is a crisis at the Southern Border.

In an interview with WETM’S Washington D.C. bureau, he said, “I’ve asked the border patrol, can you benefit by having additional guard at the boarder? And their response was simple, absolutely. “

This call comes after Mexico’s defense minister sent nearly 15,000 troops to its northern border to increase its border enforcement. That’s according to a report by

In the past, Governor Wolf has said calling the southern border issues a crisis is “Hyperbole”.

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