Washington | Texas has begun building its own “wall” on the Mexican border – its governor, Republican Greg Abbott, said on Saturday that he was outraged at the Biden administration for failing to make the claim.
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“Texas is taking an unprecedented step by any state in the country,” Mr. Abbott told a news conference, “We need to build a wall on our border to protect and defend the United States and our sovereignty.” Home state. “
One measure is “needed for one and only reason: the Biden administration failed to do its job,” he said in front of a crane and steel bar from Rio Grande City.
The governor, who has ambitions beyond his state borders, condemned the “deadly consequences” of Democratic President Joe Biden’s policies.
“The border wall you see behind us is a replica of the border wall built by President Trump. Same material, same concept, ”he added.
The construction of an “anti-immigrant” wall on the border between Mexico and the United States was one of Donald Trump’s major campaign promises during the 2016 presidential election.
Long sections were built during the Trump administration, and then work stopped during the Biden administration.
Mr. Abbott assured Fox News that Texas was able to move “so fast” with the construction of its state by building a barrier on jurisdiction or owning land owned by “who”. […] I’m fed up with the Biden administration. “
The latter has been severely criticized for managing illegal immigration: the left has blamed the president for his austerity, while the right has caused it to take in immigrant air.