07/02/2010

Tx. demands more border troops as gunfire hits El Paso City Hall

Attorney General wrote a letterto the White House after seven shots were fired into the building

Alamogordo Daily News

EL PASO, Tx. -- Attorney General Greg Abbott today demanded that President Obama send more troops to the Texas-Mexico border and used the shots that hit El Paso City Hall as an example of increased violence on the border.

Abbott said in a letter that the seven shots that hit City Hall in El Paso were an example of the violence that is plaguing the border area and that sending 1,200 National Guard soldiers to the entire U.S.-Mexico border is not enough.

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