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Gov. DeWine calls in Ohio National Guard for presidential debate

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Posted at 4:15 PM, Sep 24, 2020

CLEVELAND — Gov. Mike DeWine announced during a press conference on Thursday that he was calling in the Ohio National Guard to help with the presidential debate coming to Cleveland next week.

The first presidential debate is scheduled to take place on Tuesday.

DeWine said Cleveland requested that the Ohio National Guard be available and he was happy to help.

"They do a great job, basically, as backup. But, this is important. So we thank the guard, the men and women of the guard, who will be deployed there," DeWine said.

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