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Federal security deployment sets off backlash in New Mexico

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic elected officials in New Mexico are cautioning President Trump against any possible plans to send federal agents to the state as the sheriff of New Mexico's largest county travels to the White House on Wednesday. The sheriff of New Mexico's most populous county that includes Albuquerque has accepted an invitation to the White House regarding a partnership between his agency and the Department of Justice to address violent crime. U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich called the resignation of Bernalillo County Sheriff Manny Gonzales.