Trump threatens special California National Guard funding

National Guard soldier talks into a phone
A member of the Arizona National Guard talks on the phone. Photo: Caitlin O'Hara/AFP/Getty Images

Trump is threatening to retract funding that was approved for California's National Guard to support Customs and Border Patrol (CPB) missions on the border citing disagreements with Governor Jerry Brown over the troops' role.

Yes, but: The Trump administration is expected within the next few days to add additional missions that aren't border-specific to the National Guard's tasks in support of CBP, which could win over Governor Brown and indicate a more expansive, supportive relationship between the National Guard and CBP.