A second American state is planning to pull the national guard's troops away from the border with Mexico and calls Donald Trump's claims about a crisis at the border a & # 39; manufactured & # 39; problem and & # 39; political theater & # 39 ;.

Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, is expected to say so much on Tuesday during his state office state, the first time since his election in November.

"The borderline" is a manufactured crisis and California will not be part of this political theater, "says Mr. Newsom, according to excerpts released by his office.

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Mr. Newsom's decision follows after the New Mexico governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham, announced she would do the same thing last week.

Both governors are new to their jobs, and their decisions to draw troops reverse the policies of the previous administrations in their states. The decision is a broad rejection of Mr Trump's immigration reports, which led to the longest closure of the government in American history earlier this year.

California will leave 100 of the 360 ​​troops deployed to the border under the plan that is expected to be unveiled on Tuesday, and the remaining forces will target transnational crimes such as drug trafficking and arms trafficking. They will not be instructed to enforce immigration laws.

It is expected that another 100 of the National Guard's troops will be diverted to help with natural fire prevention and preparation.

The original orders of former Governor Jerry Brown – who was also a Democrat – had a deadline for deployment to end on March 31st. The new plan requires immediate removal of troops.

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The decision is because politicians in Washington are struggling to negotiate a deal to expand government funding, with immigration issues straining the negotiators. Democrats have demanded a limit for the number of migrants that can be held by the US. Meanwhile, Mr Trump branded that question as one in support of criminal immigrants.

During Mr. Trump's state of the union speech last year, the president said he plans to send more troops to the border to engage with the migrating caravans he often cites as evidence of an immigration crisis. The Pentagon said that this increase would amount to 4,350 troops on the border between the US and Mexico.