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National Guard Veteran: Deploying troops to border is a ‘waste’


Mary Jennings Hegar, a U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard combat veteran, said the National Guard should be used as the last option in “critical situations.” She said President Trump’s decision to activate troops does not meet this metric. Additionally, Hegar is a Democratic candidate for Congress in Texas and talked with MSNBC Anchor Richard Lui about the rising number of women running for office.