George P. Bush calls for border crisis to be declared an ‘invasion’ of drug cartels

April 28, 2022

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush said Friday “Texans have had enough” with the historic surge of illegal immigration, smuggling of drugs, and illegal activity in border communities.

The state attorney general candidate joined “Fox & Friends” to explain why he is declaring the surge an “invasion” perpetrated by drug cartels and traffickers. He called on Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton, his primary opponent, to make the formal declaration.

“Under the Constitution, it’s very clear. Under Article Four, Section Four, the U.S. national government is compelled to protect the individual states and under Article One, Section 10, states like Texas can rise up and protect itself if the federal government won’t do its job,” he told host Brian Kilmeade.

Republican states, including Texas, have sued the Biden administration over a controversial rule that would expedite asylum claims at the southern border — the latest in a slew of legal challenges by Republican states over the administration’s immigration policies.

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