Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has announced that his state has allocated $ 1 billion in its budget for the fiscal year for border security, telling The Ingraham Angle on Thursday that he will use some of that money to resume border construction. between the United States and Mexico, started by Donald Trump but quickly stopped by President Biden.
Abbott, joining the program from the Del Rio border, said he needed the White House’s “deliberate” disregard for the rule of law and the well-being of Texans and Americans, especially in places like Del Rio and other border towns.
“To put an end to this, we need to build a border wall,” Abbott said. “I̵
Abbott condemned Biden for ending the “Stay in Mexico” policy Trump invented with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, which prevented part of the influx of migrants by ordering them to apply for asylum in Mexico before moving to the United States. states.
“[Trump] started building the border wall and now suddenly all this has disappeared and as you pointed out, this has led to a drastic increase in the number of people crossing the border, but this does not only apply to minors from the company, people have caused great damage and harm to residents right here , in Del Rio, as his men climbed up and down the entire border, “Abbott said.
According to his state of emergency, Abbott noted that the Texas Department of Public Safety could increase the penalties for crimes as a violation, with police increasing the number of arrests of illegal immigrants invading Texas.
“We will take this very seriously, we will do everything possible to secure our border, including the construction of a border wall,” he said, adding that he would share details of the initiative later next week.
Abbott continued to criticize Vice President Kamala Harris’ ineffective tact on border security, calling the administration’s behavior “deliberate” and worse.
“[I]t is purposeful. “There is no need to ignore border laws, immigration laws, border communities and frankly anyone in the United States,” he said.
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“The Biden administration has abandoned the border [and] any claims to border security, any claims to enforce our immigration laws. They laughed in exactly the same way that the vice president made fun of him in that interview the other day, and that’s a joke for the Biden administration … “
Harris was alarmed when NBC News presenter Lester Holt recently asked her about the border crisis.
“But we don’t take this as a joke in Texas. We will step up and respond in the way we need to respond to ensure the sovereignty of our state to prevent the invasion that has taken place before our own eyes,” Abbott added.