Gov. Murphy says he does not plan to use National Guard to help with state security

Gov. Phil Murphy says he does not plan to use the National Guard in New Jersey to help with state security.

News 12 Staff

Jun 3, 2020, 10:03 AM

Updated 1,421 days ago

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Gov. Phil Murphy says he does not plan to use the National Guard in New Jersey to help with state security.
PHOTOS: Protests from Around New Jersey
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Gov. Murphy says the people who incited violence in Trenton and Atlantic City Sunday don't represent the greater cause.
In New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio rejected urging from President Donald Trump, and an offer from Gov. Andrew Cuomo to bring in the National Guard.
This comes as the mayor Tuesday doubled down on a citywide curfew, moving it up from 11 p.m. the night before.
People marched in groups of thousands in parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn throughout the night.
Just after midnight Wednesday, most of the city’s streets were cleared aside from police patrolling, especially in hot-spot areas for demonstrations.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.


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