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Texas Governor Greg Abbott sent two buses of illegal immigrants to the Washington, D.C. residence of Vice President Kamala Harris.
The buses originated in Eagle Pass, Texas, one of the busiest crossings at the southern border and site of a recent video showing Border Patrol agents opening a gate and allowing dozens of illegal immigrants into the country after Texas National Guard officers had locked it.
The trip brought roughly 75 to 100 illegals within yards of Harris’ home.
Fox News national correspondent Griff Jenkins posted a video purportedly of the illegal immigrants arriving on the scene, with one even telling him he believes the border is “open.”
BREAKING: Two buses of 101 migrants mostly from Venezuela arrive outside @VP Harris house in DC sent by @GregAbbott_TX – one migrant telling me he believes the border is “open” @FoxNews pic.twitter.com/Q70utdE4k0
— Griff Jenkins (@GriffJenkins) September 15, 2022
Buses of Illegal Immigrants Arrive at Kamala Harris’ Home
Greg Abbott sending buses of illegal immigrants to the home of Vice President Kamala Harris marks an escalation in his tactics in trying to bring the border crisis to the doorstep of blue sanctuary cities.
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“This morning, two Texas buses of migrants arrived at the Naval Observatory in DC,” he announced on Twitter.
Abbott explained, “We’re sending migrants to her backyard to call on the Biden Administration to do its job [and] secure the border.”
That’s really all he has been asking for with this political ploy. Do your job, Mr. President. Either you or your feckless border czar should find a solution.
This morning, two Texas buses of migrants arrived at the Naval Observatory in DC.
VP Harris claims our border is “secure” & denies the crisis.
We’re sending migrants to her backyard to call on the Biden Administration to do its job & secure the border. https://t.co/H5n0ChTbIX
— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) September 15, 2022
Abbott has previously been busing illegal immigrants to sanctuary cities such as New York City, Chicago, and of course, Washington, D.C.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser was so distraught by the number of illegal immigrants showing up in her city that she requested National Guard help – twice.
Bowser last week declared a public emergency over the influx.
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser is declaring a public emergency over migrants being bused to DC from Texas and Arizona amid the ongoing border crisis.
The city is creating a Migrant Services Office to better facilitate the needs of people arriving to DC. pic.twitter.com/4NgR9UxwVy
— Julio Rosas (@Julio_Rosas11) September 8, 2022
Harris Claims Border is Secure
Abbott’s move is a strong message to Harris and contradicts claims she made recently about security at the southern border.
She recently told NBC’s Chuck Todd that “the border is secure” and blamed the previous administration for the current crisis that was under control when Trump was in the White House.
“The border is secure, but we also have a broken immigration system, in particular, over the last four years before we came in, and it needs to be fixed,” said Harris.
It was a claim so ridiculous that Democrat Senator Joe Manchin had to call her out as “dead wrong.”
.@BretBaier: “Vice President Harris said this weekend the southern border is ‘secure.'”
Manchin: “It’s wrong. She’s dead wrong on that.” pic.twitter.com/O2IIJsNu0E
— Townhall.com (@townhallcom) September 13, 2022
Now, as buses of illegal immigrants are dropped off outside her residence, Kamala Harris is learning first-hand that the border is not secure. She’ll never admit to it, but the optics are something to behold.
Here’s one of the migrants telling Jenkins the border is wide open because “we enter, we come in, free — no problem.”
— Adam Shaw (@AdamShawNY) September 15, 2022
No problem for him, but a busload of problems for Americans who believe they live in a sovereign nation.
Townhall Media was kind enough to put together video that should be used in political advertisements for Republicans across the nation as the midterms approach.
Kamala Harris on Sunday:
“The border is secure.”
Illegal immigrant outside of Kamala Harris’ residence this morning:
“It’s open, not closed. The border is open…Everybody believes that the border is open. It’s open because we enter. We come in. Free!” pic.twitter.com/jLghLxPSTa
— Townhall.com (@townhallcom) September 15, 2022
Abbott’s ploy to send buses to the home of the Vice President comes as Florida Governor Ron DeSantis just hours ago sent two planes full of illegal immigrants to deep blue Martha’s Vineyard.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sent two planes full of illegal migrants to Martha’s Vineyard. pic.twitter.com/WyU0VnM0Zs
— The Post Millennial (@TPostMillennial) September 15, 2022
Democrats have argued that sending illegal immigrants to their cities is “inhumane” and “racist.”
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