Dem Mayors: Stop Blaming Texas for Migrant Woes — It’s on Biden!

By Andrew R. Arthur on May 2, 2023

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chastised Texas Gov. Greg Abbott over his most recent plan to bus migrants out of his state. Lightfoot derides Abbott’s busing plan as an “inhumane and dangerous action,” but her complaints are misdirected:

Abbott’s not to blame for the migrants who are drawing down Chicago’s resources — President Biden is.

Since taking office, Joe Biden has released more than two million Southwest border migrants. That’s a population of individuals larger than 14 U.S. states, and a figure that doesn’t include nearly a million other “got-aways,” aliens who have entered illegally and evaded overwhelmed Border Patrol agents since the start of FY 2022.

Texas has borne the brunt of that migrant surge. . . .

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