Texas Gov. Greg Abbott proved that he wasn’t just fooling around or pulling a publicity stunt when he told Joe Biden that if he continued on his path of allowing illegal aliens to stream into Texas, he, Abbott, would be shipping some of the people to Washington, D.C. for Biden to have to deal with. He made good on that promise, with the first buses showing up in D.C. this week. Abbott said that Texas towns are just not able to deal with the huge influx anymore.
“To help local officials whose communities are being overwhelmed by hordes of illegal immigrants who are being dropped off by the Biden administration, Texas is providing charter buses to send these illegal immigrants who have been dropped off by the Biden administration to Washington D.C.,” Abbott said of his plan to transport illegal immigrants to the nation’s capital.
But Fox picked up on something interesting — the people getting off the first bus were mostly single adult males. Remember when the Biden team claimed that single adult males were mostly being expelled under Title 42 and the people allowed to stay were largely families and children? The tale of the bus tells something different.
The first bus of illegal immigrants from Texas arrived near Union Station on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. this morning — 23 migrants were on board for the 1700+ mile drive from Del Rio. pic.twitter.com/l8AjGf1hpd
— Spencer Brown (@itsSpencerBrown) April 13, 2022
This was White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki saying that it was a publicity stunt and Abbott couldn’t do it.
Doocy: “The Texas Governor is saying that he’s going to start bussing border crossers to Washington DC, when they get here are you guys going to help them find a place to stay?”
Psaki: "The governor of Texas…does not have the legal authority to compel anyone to get on a bus." pic.twitter.com/9vdQezPiel
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) April 7, 2022
When she was asked about it on Wednesday after the first bus got there, you could tell how ticked she was as she desperately flipped through her briefing book to figure out an answer to the question to spin the situation, but she was basically left babbling that the illegal aliens were “free to travel” now, somewhat different than her prior statement.
WATCH: Jen Psaki says illegal immigrants are “FREE TO TRAVEL” throughout the U.S. once they cross the border
— Election Wizard 🇺🇸 (@ElectionWiz) April 13, 2022
That’s part of the problem — under Biden, they have been free to travel all over the country. Meanwhile, the message that the Biden team continues to send is a bad one. If you apply to come legally, you have to jump through all kinds of hoops and it may take a while. But if you break in through the Southern border, you are “free to travel” anywhere without any real vetting, and hey, you might even get a free phone into the bargain!
But now, they’re on Joe Biden’s doorstep.
A second bus arrived on Thursday and similarly had men who said they were from Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua, and Colombia.
Abbott’s plan is having its desired effect. Now it’s making the Biden team less likely to dump illegal aliens in Texas towns for them to have to deal with.
According to TDEM, Abbott’s plan is already working. The agency told Fox News on Monday that many of the communities that originally reached out for support – from the Rio Grande Valley to Terrell County – say the federal government stopped dropping immigrants in their towns since Abbott’s announcement on April 6.
Drop them by the White House and maybe then they will get the message that there’s a problem.
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