HANNITY.COM – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed an executive order authorizing and empowering the Texas National Guard and the Texas Department of Public Safety to return illegal immigrants to the border.
“I have authorized the Texas National Guard and Texas Department of Public Safety to begin returning illegal immigrants to the border to stop this criminal enterprise endangering our communities,” continued Governor Abbott.
“As the challenges on the border continue to increase, Texas will continue to take action to address those challenges caused by the Biden Administration.”
“Get them the hell out of our country” – Donald Trump, August 24, 2015
Abbott shared the executive order announcement on Twitter, saying:
“I issued an Executive Order authorizing the Texas National Guard & Texas Dept. of Public Safety to return illegal immigrants to the border. Cartels have become emboldened by Biden’s open border policies.
“Texas is taking unprecedented action to STOP this criminal enterprise.”
The order also references Article IV, § 4 of the U.S. Constitution and an “invasion.”
“WHEREAS, President Biden’s failure to faithfully execute the immigration laws enacted by Congress confirms that he has abandoned the covenant, in Article IV, § 4 of the U.S. Constitution, that “[t]he United States . . . shall protect each [State in this Union] against Invasion,” and thus has forced the State of Texas to build a border wall, deploy state military forces, and enter into agreements as described in Article I, § 10 of the U.S. Constitution to secure the State of Texas and repel the illegal immigration that funds the cartels … ”
SEE Abbott’s full tweet here.