Texas Governor Abbott praised the state’s efforts to “secure the border.” Hours later, he accused Biden after dozens of immigrants were found dead in a semi-truck.

Greg Abbott all night

Governor Greg AbbottALLISON DINNER / AFP via Getty Images

  • At least 48 migrants were found dead behind a truck near San Antonio, Texas, on Monday.

  • Texas Governor Abbott blamed Biden’s tragedy and his “deadly open border policy.”

  • One hour before the discovery, Abbott praised the state’s efforts to secure the US-Mexico border.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott praised the state’s ability to “secure the border” between the United States and Mexico on Monday, before dozens of undocumented immigrants were suspected. Found dead In a semi-track near San Antonio.

After the tragic discovery of at least 48 corpses — Those who tried to enter the United States Illegal — Abbott accused Biden of calling it a “deadly open border policy”.

“These deaths are in Biden,” Abbott said. Tweet Late Monday night.

5 pm local time — 911 Call Alert Police To Abandoned Semi-Truck — Abbott Tweet His praise “Operation Lone Star” Efforts by multiple agencies to “secure borders, prevent the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and people into Texas, and prevent, detect, and prevent cross-border criminal activity between ports of entry.”

Abbott said in a tweet that more than 265,500 migrants were arrested, more than 16,400 were arrested and more than 13,800 felony cases were reported.

He also advertised the fact that more than 22,000 immigrants are being prevented from crossing the US-Mexico border.

“Operation Lone Star continues to fill the dangerous gap left by the Biden administration’s refusal to secure the border,” Abbott’s office said in June. statement.. “All ounces of drugs arrested or arrested and seized would have invaded Texas and the national community through President Biden’s open border policy.”

The body bag is on Monday, June 27, 2022, when a tractor trailer with multiple corpses was found in San Antonio.

The body bag is on Monday, June 27, 2022, when a tractor trailer with multiple corpses was found in San Antonio.AP Photo / Eric Gay

However, less than an hour later, authorities were called to a country road outside San Antonio, where the body was found.More than 12 other people were later hospitalized Discovery on mondayAnd police said the three were in custody.

Abbott says that death is ” [Biden’s] Refuse law enforcement. “

“The borders are closed, which is part of the reason we see people trying to make this dangerous journey using the smuggling network,” White House spokesman Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters Tuesday. Stated. report..

according to New York TimesAbbott focused on managing the immigration crisis in his reelection campaign.

Both Abbott’s office and the White House did not immediately respond to insider’s request for comment.

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection dataSo far, the number of encounters at the southern border of each month in 2022 is higher than in the same month in the last three years.

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