Monday, October 2, 2023

Texas Republicans ‘destroy’ Biden

washington– Texas Republicans criticized President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address for his brief comments on illegal immigration and the fentanyl crisis.

In his remarks, Biden said Congress must “unite on immigration … We know: we now have a record number of personnel working to secure the border, who have arrested 8,000 human traffickers.” , alone have seized over 23,000 pounds of fentanyl.” in recent months.

He also mentioned a new visa program launched by his administration last month that has already been litigated. The President said that “Americans’ border problem will not be solved until Congress acts. If we do not pass my comprehensive immigration reform, then at least we will provide the tools and officers to secure the border.” Pass my plan…and the path to citizenship is essential for the dreamers, temporary status holders, cultivators, laborers.

The president was told by Republican members of Congress to “Secure the border!”

Biden also said that “fentanyl is killing more than 70,000 Americans a year” and was interrupted again by Republicans shouting “It comes from China!” And it’s your fault!”.

His plan to address the fentanyl crisis, he said, would be “launching a major increase in the production and sale of fentanyl and preventing trafficking” by having “more drug detection machines” and “increasing cargo inspection to prevent pills and powders.” to increase”. ) limit,” as well as “working with couriers like FedEx to inspect more packages for the drug” and implementing “harder penalties to crack down on fentanyl trafficking.”

Texas congressmen calling for the impeachment of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, including Representatives Chip Roy and Michael Cloud, criticized the president’s speech.

In response to Biden’s claim that he needs Congress for border security, Claude tweeted: “We have. His administration refuses to set up the infrastructure needed to secure the border. That’s why DHS Secretary Mayorkas must go.”

Roy said Biden’s speech was “not a State of the Union but a state of confusion.”

Representative Troy Nehls said that “stopping fentanyl starts with securing the border” and the president made no mention of “the 10,000 cartel drones detected crossing our southern border last year”, a Texas Border Patrol chief. Testified by. valley.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott also released a statement, saying the president’s remarks “illustrate that states like Texas lead the nation and Washington follows.”

Abbott gave Biden a five-point plan to secure the border last month when the president was in El Paso, Texas, arguing that the border could be secured immediately if the administration enforced existing laws. He has not received a response, he said last week.

And Biden’s plan also falls short of addressing the fentanyl crisis, Abbott said, especially as Texas law enforcement works through its border security mission, Operation Lone Star, to “treat every male in the United States.” , have seized enough fentanyl to kill the woman and child.”

“Americans deserve decisive action from our federal government to stop the wave of this deadly drug entering our country, but to truly solve the fentanyl crisis, President Biden must do what Texas is doing in his absence.” trying to: protect our southern border,” Abbott said. “Once again, President Biden demonstrated that Texas leads and Washington follows.”

Texas Republican Reps. Ronnie Jackson and Beth Van Duyne of North Texas were photographed shouting and pointing; Other delegates from Texas also expressed outrage.

Jackson, the former White House physician to former presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump, has repeatedly questioned Biden’s mental and physical health and called for his removal under the 25th Amendment to the US Constitution. In July 2021, he called for the removal of Biden from office for the first time, saying he was “clearly mentally incompetent during the crisis.”

Following Biden’s comments Tuesday night, Jackson said: “Biden could barely read on a teleprompter. It was straight up 90 minutes of expletives or hysterical screaming. It’s a shame! Biden needs to quit now!!

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