In the ongoing clash between Texas and the Biden administration over border security, Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick remains resolute in his stance, asserting that the situation at the border constitutes an “invasion.” This dispute has triggered a broader rebellion, with 26 states expressing opposition to the administration’s immigration policies.
The tension escalated when the Biden administration ordered Texas to remove barbed wire at the border. Lt. Governor Patrick, representing Texas, doubled down on the need for strong border security measures, emphasizing the urgency of addressing what he perceives as an “invasion” of the United States.
Meanwhile, in a move that has garnered attention and criticism, President Biden has signaled a willingness to secure the southern U.S. border but attached conditions. Biden stated that he would act to address border issues only if Congress passes a bipartisan bill that includes funds for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan, as well as provisions related to immigration reform.
Critics argue that the President’s approach is unnecessarily tied to unrelated geopolitical considerations and that immediate action to enhance border security does not require waiting for congressional approval. The clash over border policies continues to be a focal point of political contention, highlighting broader debates on immigration and national security.
Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick holds the line over border dispute with Joe Biden after DC orders Texas to remove barbed wire at border:
"IT'S AN INVASION!" pic.twitter.com/EZkBI1jcFs
— Benny Johnson (@bennyjohnson) January 29, 2024