Democrat Mayor Of Eagle Pass Slams Biden Over Border Crisis: ‘We’re Here Abandoned’

The Democratic mayor of Eagle Pass, Texas blamed President Biden and his administration for the unprecedented surge of illegal aliens at the southern border, stating that Eagle Pass has been “abandoned” by the federal government.

Eagle Pass Mayor Rolando Salinas told CNN Thursday that he had declared a state of emergency after more than 5,000 illegal aliens entered the border town from Mexico over a period of just five days. When asked whether he blames President Biden for the crisis, the border town mayor agreed.

“I’ll be honest with you, I believe 100 percent, he does bear some responsibility for this crisis,” Salinas said. “I haven’t heard from anybody in the administration. The president hasn’t put out a statement, the vice president – I haven’t heard from anybody. Nobody has bothered to call me or anyone in the city staff saying, ‘hey, this is the federal government, we’re worried about you, this is our plan of action.’”

“Nothing,” Salinas continued. “We’re here abandoned, we’re on the border, we’re asking for help. This is unacceptable.”

The mayor then pleaded with the Biden Administration to enforce existing immigration law and stated that unfettered illegal immigration is “not fair” to those who come



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