close Video Texas Governor: Biden border crisis a ‘self inflicted wound’ Gov. Abbott joins ‘America Reports’ live from the Southern border Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott blamed the Biden administration for what he called a “self-inflicted” influx of migrants at the southern border by reversing the immigration policies implemented under former President Donald Trump . During a visit to the border on Tuesday, Abbott told “America Reports” co-hosts Sandra Smith and John Roberts that the president knew “exactly what was going to happen,” and accused the White House of refusing to acknowledge responsibility for the crisis. “It is a self-inflicted wound because going back to what the Border Patrol officers told me themselves, they informed the Biden administration about this all along, and the Biden administration has known exactly what was going to happen if they refuse to continue to implement the policies that were previously in place,” Abbott said. The governor blamed the overwhelming surge at the border on Biden’s rollback of Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, which returns migrants claiming asylum at the border to Mexico to await their hearings. BORDER NUMBERS EXPECTED TO SHOW WAVE AS MIGRANT CHILDREN IN CUSTODY TRIPLES, BIDEN DHS ASKS FOR HELP Video “These two policy changes is what has led… Read full this story
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