Gov. Abbott Deploys Texas National Guard to the Border

 

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to Major General Tracy R. Norris, Adjutant General of the Texas National Guard, ordering guardsmen to assist the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) with arresting individuals for state charges related to the border crisis.

During the Governor's Border Security Summit in Del Rio in mid-June, the Governor announced that individuals who commit criminal trespass or other state offenses will be subject to arrest and confinement. This order builds upon the Governor's disaster declaration that directs DPS to enforce all federal and state criminal laws including for criminal trespassing, smuggling, and human trafficking.

"To respond to this disaster and secure the rule of law at our Southern border, more manpower is needed—in addition to the troopers from DPS and soldiers from the Texas National Guard I have already deployed there—and DPS needs help in arresting those who are violating state law," reads the letter. "By virtue of the power and authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State of Texas, I hereby order that the Texas National Guard assist DPS in enforcing Texas law by arresting lawbreakers at the border."

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CGM5, Tue, 07/27/2021 - 15:57

With the huge influx of joe biden's illegal aliens the Mexican cartels are making millions of dollars off of the people trying to sneak in. They are also taking advantage of the huge overload this has caused our Border Patrol and other law enforcement and are smuggling even more drugs than normal. THANK GOODNESS WE HAVE A GOVERNOR, WHO UNLIKE OUR PRESIDENT IS A TRUE LEADER AND PUTS THE WELLFARE OF OUR CITIZENS BEFORE HIS PARTY OR OWN CAREER!

"PUTS THE WELLFARE OF OUR CITIZENS BEFORE HIS PARTY"

Can you tell your party to get vaccinated and wear masks? It would be putting the welfare of our citizens before your party afterall.

I wonder why Abbott didn't send in the national guard to the border when trump had his surge in 2019? This is all for show, crossings are marginally higher then they have been in the past. They are catching more because there are more of Biden's Border Patrol employed to catch them.

Not “all for show” a shitshow orchestrated by the socialist dems intent on destroying our country.

 

"orchestrated by the socialist dems"

Again, for the 20th time, it started under trump and trump also had a surge. It can't be "orchestrated"  by people when they were not even in charge. You guys have already agreed with me on this. The only reason you are playing this up is because you have nothing else on Biden because he is doing so well, as the polls that you have shown yourself prove.

Also, give me your definition of socialism please.

Again, for the 20th time, you’re full of it. Border encounters are at a 20 year high with no end in sight ;)

 

Just the fact that you think Biden is “doing so well” proves how much of a  brainwashed leftist ideologue you truly are!

According to you people he is doing well, since the only single thing you guys gripe about is the border, if he was doing anything else wrong you guys would definitely be griping about that also. The fact that you don't say anything about anything else BUT the border tells me he must be doing alright. And the border isn't even that big of an issue, we have seen these numbers before, republicans are just inflating it because, again, you have nothing else to bitch about.

B, Thu, 07/29/2021 - 10:08

Remember when Joe Biden told the world to “surge the border” if he’s elected during a presidential debate. I’m sure that has nothing to do with the major increase at the end of trumps presidency. But who knows

If it started when trump was president and his policies were still in place, that just proves that those policies were ineffective anyway.

And he was talking about people who were seeking asylum, trying to come here legally.

The longer this thing goes on the more asinine your claims. If what Biden said and did wasn’t responsible for the MASSIVE influx of migrants pouring over our southern border, then why did they feel the need early on to tell them not to come?

Imo the intention is to overwhelm the system…thus creating a need to give more power and control over to the federal government. But when it comes down to it, it doesn’t even matter what Biden and the open border Left’s intentions are, the reality is we simply cannot bear the burden of the entire world we can’t afford it!

B, Fri, 07/30/2021 - 17:49

All these people have to do is simply exist in a certain area for the next census. Doesn’t even matter if they’re granted amnesty since the Democrats lost their minds when trump tried to put a citizenship question on it (wonder why). Gotta re supply for those electoral votes since everyone seems to be fleeing heavy blue states for various reasons. 

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