Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order authorizing deployment of the National Guard to deal with violence in Ferguson, Mo.
The White House was reportedly unaware:
BREAKING: White House “Did Not Know” National Guard Was Being Deployed In Ferguson http://t.co/HRtBONg2xF
— Katherine Miller (@katherinemiller) August 18, 2014
White house on their own unawareness regarding the deployment of the National Guard to Ferguson: "Folks didn't know."http://t.co/iOvz3BoTiH
— Brooklyn Middleton (@BklynMiddleton) August 18, 2014
The White House, true to form, will have to learn about the deployment from news reports.
— Jimmy (@JimmyPrinceton) August 18, 2014
— Mike Mulraney (@mullrainee) August 18, 2014
I was going to make a joke about Obama being livid when he read about Ferguson in the papers, but he beat me to it. http://t.co/s2u4xxyZZC
— John Hayward (@Doc_0) August 18, 2014
@katherinemiller Probably heard about it on the news like the rest of us.
— Marko Kloos (@markokloos) August 18, 2014