Brig. Gen. Kenneth "Ed" Brandt is dropping his bid to challenge Democratic incumbent Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester.
Army National Guard
President Trump slammed California Gov. Jerry Brown's posture on sending National Guard troops to the Mexican border.
The DoD has identified 401 installations where there have been a suspected release of fire-fighting foam into water supplies.
California rejected the plans for National Guard troops at the border because the work is tied to immigration enforcement.
Gov. Jerry Brown is clear that his National Guard will help President Trump go after drugs and thugs, but not immigrants.
Gov. Brown agreed to deploy 400 Guard troops at President Trump's request, but not all will head to the U.S.-Mexico border.
Trump has said he wants to use the military at the border until progress is made on his proposed border wall.
The Pentagon hasn't figured out yet how, when and where to deploy troops to the Mexican border.
Mexican politicians put aside differences to condemn Trump's decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border.
National Guard troops will be sent to help patrol the southern border in lieu of the border wall.