‘Unofficial President’: Elon Musk Announces Visit To Border After Videos Emerge Showing Thousands Of Illegal Immigrants Crossing By Train
Just days after being referred to as the “unofficial President” of the United States by Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Elon Musk has announced he will travel to the southern border to assess the ongoing illegal immigrant crisis.
Musk’s statement was in response to drone footage aired on X (formerly known as Twitter) by Fox News national correspondent Griff Jenkins.
The footage shows hundreds of illegal aliens on top of trains heading to Eagle Pass, Texas.
Eagle Pass has been a hotbed of illegal border activity for some time now, with videos last week showing what Fox reporter Bill Melugin has described as “a total free-for-all.”
Musk responded to the drone footage saying that he had a conversation on the matter with Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-TX), who confirmed that the border crisis is a “serious issue.”
“They are being overwhelmed by unprecedented numbers – just hit an all-time high and still growing!” he explained. “Am going to visit Eagle Pass later this week to see what’s going on for myself.”
I spoke with Rep Tony Gonzales tonight – he confirmed that it is a serious issue.
They are being overwhelmed by unprecedented numbers – just hit an all-time high and still growing!
Am going to visit Eagle Pass later this week to see what’s going on for myself.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 26, 2023
Musk To Visit The Southern Border
ABC News is reporting that roughly 5,000 illegals from Venezuela attempted to hop aboard trains near the central Mexican city of Irapuato.
Some shouted, “God bless Mexico!” as they desperately tried to leave Mexico. Others were waving a Venezuelan flag as they too were fleeing Venezuela.
Musk, who is taking action you’d expect from the President of the United States, has been an outspoken critic of the White House regarding the border crisis.
“About 2 million people – from every country on Earth – are entering through the US southern border every year,” he wrote in response to the Eagle Pass coverage. “The number is rising rapidly, yet no preventive action is taken by the current administration.”
Strange that there is almost no legacy media coverage of this.
About 2 million people – from every country on Earth – are entering through the US southern border every year.
The number is rising rapidly, yet no preventive action is taken by the current administration. https://t.co/EF7HTS1ktT
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 20, 2023
Musk also insisted that Texas Governor Greg Abbott had “no other choice” but to declare an invasion at the border as countless people of questionable intent crossed into his state.
Now, he intends to see the crisis firsthand. If only there were a leader in the White House equally concerned about the ongoing invasion of the country!
Biden has yet to visit it. At this point you’re more presidential than he is.
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) September 26, 2023
Biden Doesn’t Think The Border Crisis Is Important
This past December, President Joe Biden dismissed the idea of visiting the southern border and observing the crisis his administration has created, deriding the idea because “there are more important things.”
“Why go to a border state and not visit the border?” Fox News reporter Peter Doocy asked as the President was set to visit Arizona at the time.
“Because there are more important things going on,” Biden responded.
Doocy: “Why go to Arizona and not visit the border?”
Biden: “Because there’s more important things going on.”
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) December 6, 2022
Biden eventually made a “visit” to the border, though even left-wing networks admitted the trip was thinly veiled Kabuki theater as illegal immigrant camps were cleared out ahead of time.
“President Joe Biden visited the US-Mexico border on Sunday for the first time as president, but he did not appear to see or meet with migrants, including during a trip to a migrant respite center,” CNN reported.
El Paso rushes to remove illegal immigrants and migrant camps that are crowding downtown before Biden arrives.
Biden does not want America to see the chaos that he has caused on the border.
This is just a photo op and a game of pretend.https://t.co/4KJqorJjrP
— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) January 7, 2023
Can’t imagine they’d clear out the chaos like that before Musk visits the border, as he actually wants to see what is happening. Meanwhile, Biden’s handlers want him to remain ignorant to the crisis.
Fiscal year 2023 has seen over 2.3 million illegal immigrant encounters, already surpassing last year’s record. In all, there have been over 7.5 million illegal border crossings and over 1.5 million “gotaways” that escaped into the country since Biden took office.
Netanyahu spoke with Musk last week about artificial intelligence, and in a lighter conversation, suggested that the tech billionaire is “the Edison of our time.”
“You can’t be president of the US last time I checked, but assume you are,” the Israeli PM would later say before Musk replied, “Not officially.”
“Not officially. OK, so you’re the unofficial president,” Netanyahu quipped.
Elon Musk is the unofficial President of the United States
— ALX ?? (@alx) September 19, 2023
The fact that he is visiting the border while the “real” President is planning out his next trip to the ice cream shop will do nothing to convince people otherwise.
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