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Idaho Governor To Send State Troopers To AZ/Mexico Border For Security Mission

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Idaho Governor Brad Little says he plans to send five Idaho State Police troopers to Arizona to help with security at the U.S.-Mexico border.

The Republican governor said Thursday the troopers will start a 21-day mission on Tuesday.  They will reportedly help Arizona law enforcement officials with intelligence gathering and investigative work to prevent illicit drugs from coming across the international border into the U.S. Arizona Republican Governors Doug Ducey and Greg Abbott of Texas sent a letter to fellow governors last month asking for law enforcement help. Little says he's sending the troopers due to what he calls the failed Biden-Harris immigration policies. He estimates it will cost the state of Idaho around  will $53,000.