Rep. Chip Roy took both President Joe Biden and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the woodshed in a recent interview conducted with Newsmax, stating that the pair ought to be impeached for their handling of the border crisis.
During his appearance on the Tuesday edition of “Eric Bolling: The Balance,” the Texas congressman stated, “I believe that Secretary Mayorkas and President Biden are refusing to faithfully execute the laws of the United States. We should impeach them.”
He then went on to say that in light of the Haitian migrant caravan that is now on its way to the U.S.-Mexico border, “Panama expects about 150,000 [migrants] by the end of the year to be coming through. … The fact is, this is what happens when an administration puts a great big welcome sign on our border, saying that ‘if you come here, that you can claim asylum, and we’re just going to release you into the United States.'”
Roy said that due to policies at the border, “we’re going to give lip service to enforcement. We’re going to stop using Title 42 or the Return to Mexico program that President Trump was using. We’re going to stop using that, and we’re basically going to say ‘come on in.'”
According to Customs and Border Protection statistics, southwest border encounters for August totaled 208,887. That number is down from July, which had 213,534 encounters.
The bottom line here is that the federal government’s job is to seal off the border and prevent illegal immigrants from gaining entry into the United States, while also providing a pathway into the country, which we already have on the books.
All they need to do is build the wall, guard it, and enforce immigration law. Is that really too much to ask?