Cruz blames Biden for Haitian migrant disaster, cites ‘canceled’ deportation flights
Cruz was the Friday keynote speaker on the Mackinac Republican Management Convention in Michigan, the place the senator spoke on the raging unlawful immigration disaster on the southern border.
The Texas senator stated the scenario on the southern border is an “absolute disaster” and harkened again to earlier this month on September 8, the place there have been “between seven hundred and a thousand unlawful immigrants, primarily from Haiti” being held underneath the Del Rio Bridge.
“The Mexican cartels have been funneling the Haitian unlawful immigrants to Del Rio for no matter purpose,” Cruz stated. “Nicely, on September eighth, there have been roughly 9 hundred Haitians getting ready to be loaded onto planes to be flown again and deported to Haiti.”
Cruz identified that the identical day the migrants have been to be deported, Biden “canceled the flights” and the “900 Haitians… don’t get on the airplanes,” as a substitute they known as and texted “their mates and households” from cell telephones.
“That was on September eighth. I used to be in Del Rio on September 16th, eight days later,” the Texas Republican recalled. “In eight days, the seven hundred unlawful immigrants underneath the bridge had change into 10,503.”
“Inside a number of days later, it had change into over 15,000,” Cruz added.
Cruz warned the U.S. is “on a path” to exceed 2 million encounters with unlawful migrants at the united statesMexico border this yr alone, remarking that the nation is experiencing “the worst unlawful immigration in 21 years” as a result of “deliberate political choices” made by Biden.
Biden was additionally placed on blast by Cruz for not going to see the youngsters in “cages” in border services or going to the Del Rio bridge when a gaggle of migrants the dimensions of a small city was being held underneath an overpass.
“Does he have a look at the Joe Biden cages with 1000’s of kids, 20 p.c of whom roughly have COVID? No,” Cruz stated. “Does he have a look at 15000 folks underneath the Del Rio Bridge? No.”
The White Home didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.
Houston Keene is a reporter for Fox Information Digital. You will discover him on Twitter at @HoustonKeene.