Tue Mar 1, 2022 AT 11:35 AM EST
As President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address approaches, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that he will not be sending State National Guard troops to Washington, D.C.
In a tweet published on February 28, DeSantis said that he rejected a request made by Biden to send State National Guard troops to the region. This rejection comes as the so-called People’s Convoy approaches its target, the District of Columbia.
“Last week, the Biden Administration requested the assistance of State National Guards to deploy to Washington D.C. I have rejected this request,” wrote DeSantis, “there will be no [Florida National Guard troops] sent to D.C. for Biden’s State of the Union.” Read Full Story