Under the current system, one leader said that states have no incentive to release guard troops promptly.
"I am in Texas performing my duties as the duly elected Governor of Idaho, and I have not authorized the Lt. Governor to act on my behalf," Brad Little said.
"Suicide rates among our service members and military families are still too high, and the trends are not going in the right direction," Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said.
Troops have been brought in to battle a "severe" and "desperate" bus driver shortage to prevent transportation chaos at the start of another school year.
Far-right groups like the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers are expected to attend. The Capitol Police chief said they will "not tolerate violence."
More than 320 members of the Tennessee Army National Guard traveled to Louisiana "to assist with relief and recovery operations," according to a press release.
"We are dangerously close to activating statewide crisis standards of care," Governor Brad Little said Tuesday.
Early photos and videos show the extreme damage caused by the powerful storm.
The governor said the National Guard will "be joining the 2,800 state-supported medical staff to help hospitals across our state deliver care to Georgians in need."
"Our National Guard is not for hire," Major General Jeffery Marlette told a legislative budget committee on Wednesday.
The Taiwan Partnership Act, introduced in both chambers of Congress on July 20, proposes defense cooperation between the National Guard and the Taiwanese military.
Some 300-400 migrants, mostly coming from Haiti, were seen arriving at the gate with the hopes of entering the United States.
Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said the Fourth of July holiday weekend is "predictably our most challenging" of the year.
The soldiers were activated at the request of Minnesota's governor.
"Texas is stepping up to fill the gaps left open by the federal government to secure the border, apprehend dangerous criminals, and keep Texans safe," Governor Greg Abbott said.
The long-term commitment of state National Guard troops in Washington, D.C., has led to financial strain and frustration from state leaders and National Guard officials.
More than 60 people were arrested on Wednesday night, according to the head of Minnesota State Patrol.
"It's been politicized like we've never seen before," he said in a video released Friday. "They're literally attacking American civilians."
"With all this razor wire around the complex, it reminds me of my last visit to Kabul. This is the Capitol of the United States of America," Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said of the building's security walls.
The Pentagon approved National Guard troops' extended deployment in Washington, D.C., earlier this week.
Some 2,300 troops will remain in the capital until at least May 23, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.
The U.S. Capitol Police submitted a formal request to the Department of Defense earlier this month, asking for an extension of National Guard troops' placement in Washington, D.C.
More than 25,000 members of the National Guard were deployed to the city following the deadly Capitol riot.
The National Guard didn't test its 25,000 members deployed to the Capitol for COVID-19, nor have the members been observing CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of coronoavirus.
Photos and videos on social media show National Guardsmen lying on the floors of a parking garage.
Thousands of National Guard troops were deployed to Washington, D.C. to provide extra security for the inauguration.
Before the January 6th insurrection, thousands of pages of reports never used the term "Trump supporters." The security forces couldn't conceive that thousands of white people, many dressed in military garb, could seek to overthrow their government.
D.C. residents have noticed a seeming uptick in the number of men in uniform on Tinder ahead of Wednesday's Inauguration ceremony.
Officials fear that some of the people assigned to protect Washington may pose a threat to Joe Biden or other inauguration attendees.
Donald Trump has refused to invite President-elect Joe Biden to the White House ahead of the January 20 inauguration.