Ted Cruz Calls Out Biden for Only Visiting One Border City, Urges President to See Devastation in McAllen, Eagle Pass, Del Rio, and Laredo

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McALLEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Republican U. S. Sen. Ted Cruz, of Texas, on Sunday suggested President Joe Biden should visit other border cities if he is serious about addressing border security.

Cruz’s statement came ahead of Biden’s scheduled visit to El Paso on Sunday.

“Finally, after 5.3 million illegal alien crossings with over a million who got away, President Biden is visiting the border,” Cruz said. “If President Biden seriously wants to address the crisis his administration created, he needs to visit McAllen, Eagle Pass, Del Rio, and Laredo, and talk to the communities ravaged by crime, the ranchers who find bodies on their land, the Border Patrol who are overwhelmed, and the families who have lost loved ones due to cross-border drug trafficking.”

On Thursday, the White House provided details of Biden’s plans for the El Paso trip.

“The President will assess border enforcement operations and meet with local elected officials and community leaders who have been important partners in managing the historic number of migrants fleeing political oppression and gang violence in Venezuela, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Cuba,” the White House said in an emailed statement.... (Read more)