Dem NM House Speaker Snubs Petition to Impeach Governor for Pulling Border Troops: ‘Forget About It’

CNS News | 2/13/2019 | Staff
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A petition to impeach New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) after she withdrew National Guard troops from the Mexican border has garnered more than forty thousand signatures, but the state’s Democrat House Speaker says to “forget about it.”

Last week, on February 5th, Gov. Grisham ordered the troops off border protection duty, the Associated Press reports:

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"The governor of New Mexico ordered the withdrawal of the majority of the state’s National Guard troops from the U.S. border with Mexico on Tuesday, in a move that challenges President Trump’s description of a security crisis.

"Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the partial withdrawal shortly before Trump’s State of the Union address. Her Republican predecessor deployed National Guard troops to the border in April 2018 at Trump’s suggestion, and 118 remained there before Tuesday’s reversal."

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In response, a petition, “Impeach Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham,” was launched on, calling on state legislators argues that the governor has committed treason by ordering the withdrawal:

‘The President of the United States, Donald J. Trump,...
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