Texas has had enough. Gov. Greg Abbott has sent in the National Guard to secure part of the Texas/Mexico border. The Border Patrol Union immediately welcomed the assistance but predictably, Big Government in DC has forgotten that we’re a Republic. (The Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, a part of the Bill of Rights, was ratified on December 15, 1791. It expresses the principle of federalism, also known as states’ rights, by stating that the federal government has only those powers delegated to it by the Constitution, and that all other powers not forbidden to the states by the Constitution are reserved to each state.)
Shout out to Governor Abbott for enhancing Border Patrol operations! By taking control of an area where so many illegal aliens are simply surrendering, he's freeing up BP agents to patrol areas with high numbers of illegal aliens who attempt to escape arrest.@GregAbbott_TX— Border Patrol Union – NBPC (@BPUnion) January 12, 2024
NEW: The Texas Military Department confirms the TX National Guard has seized control of Shelby Park in Eagle Pass (city property where mass illegal crossings are), and is restricting Border Patrol from accessing the area, saying the Feds “perpetuate illegal crossings”. This is… pic.twitter.com/29UqFmWDsx— Bill Melugin (@BillMelugin_) January 12, 2024
The Department of Homeland Security has decided to sue Texas. Good luck with that, you’re taking on a formidable foe.