Thursday, June 24, 2021

Trump Takes Credit for Harris’s Border Trip: ‘She Would Never Have Gone!’; 'Wrong part of the border' GOP Criticizes VP's Texas Trip, and 9 other related stories from the border

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Trump Takes Credit for Harris’s Border Trip: ‘She Would Never Have Gone!’:
In response to the news that Vice President Kamala Harris will make her long-anticipated appearance at the southern border, former President Donald Trump penned a statement alleging that she only decided on the trip as a last-minute attempt to save face.
“If Governor Abbott and I weren’t going there next week, she would have never gone!,” Trump wrote. After months of Republican urging and criticism, Harris appears to have buckled under pressure and plans to visit the border this week, a whole 90 days after President Biden appointed her to manage the migrant crisis.
Trump and Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently announced they would make a joint trip to the border alongside a group of House Republicans.
The former president took credit for Harris’s move in the statement: “After months of ignoring crisis at the Southern Border, it is great that we got Kamala Harris to finally go and see the tremendous destruction and death that they’ve created—a direct result of Biden ending my very tough but fair Border policies…” --->READ MORE HERE
'Wrong part of the border' GOP criticizes VP's Texas trip:
Republicans criticized Vice President Kamala Harris’s upcoming trip to the Texas border, arguing she’ll be nowhere near the towns most overwhelmed with an influx of illegal immigrants crossing from Mexico.
“She’s going to the wrong part of the border,” former acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said Wednesday in an interview with WMAL in Washington, D.C.
Sen. John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, brought a large display of the Lone Star State to the Senate floor Wednesday afternoon that read, “Someone needs a map.”
The chart showed Harris’s destination of El Paso, which is located on the west Texas border with Mexico but is nowhere near the southern border.
In fact, El Paso is 1,000 miles from the Rio Grande Valley sector, where Republicans say the vast majority of border crossings are occurring, particularly among children and families. --->READ MORE HERE
Follow links below to related stories:

Ted Cruz claims Harris is ducking ‘locus’ of migrant crisis

Gov. Greg Abbott, former President Donald Trump react to VP Harris visit to border

Border Patrol Got-Away Total Reaches 250K in 2021

‘We need more body bags’: Texas rep paints grim picture of border deaths

Small-town fire department overwhelmed rescuing migrants stranded at the border

The Border Is Wide Open, And It’s Getting More Dangerous

Former CBP Chief: Nearly All Illegal Aliens Caught at Southern Border Are Unvaccinated for Coronavirus

Border Town of Del Rio Blames Biden for Flood of Illegal Immigrants

Feds Build More Migrant Detention Facilities near Border in Texas

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