On Wednesday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed an executive order banning ground transportation of migrants who risk spreading the COVID-19 virus.
The Biden administration has lost support on the key issue of border security in 85 battleground congressional districts. A poll conducted by the National Republican Congressional Committee throughout the month of July found that voters believed Republicans in Congress were better equipped to deal with the issue of borer security.
The Department of Homeland Security announced the cancellation of two Trump-era border wall contracts.
House conservatives have refused to back down against Democrats on border wall funding, saying it’s their “hill to die on.”
Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is holding a special legislative session to address a variety of issues important to Texans across the state. The special session began July 8 and legislators are set to debate matters, including bail reform, election integrity, border security, social media censorship and others.
An attempt by Democrat lawmakers in Texas to block election integrity bills by fleeing the state has backfired. On Monday, nearly all 67 Texas state representatives flew in private planes to Washington D.C. in an attempt to block GOP bills that would add stricter voter ID laws.