TX Attorney General: 'Obama Administration has Blood on Its Own Hands'

TX Attorney General: 'Obama Administration has Blood on Its Own Hands'

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) said the “Obama administration has blood on its own hands” in the murder of Border Patrol Agent Javier Vega Jr. on Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Kelly File.” “It’s a problem … that we’re seeing over and over again. The states like Texas have warned the administration that deaths like this would happen because they catch and release people who are coming across here illegally” Abbott declared.  

And “the same thing happened … earlier this month where a young girl, a nine-year-old girl, was sexually assaulted by, again, a person who had been apprehended here in the United States four times and sent back to Mexico, and clearly, a child being sexually assaulted, a Border Patrol officer being killed. That needs to be warning enough to the Obama administration that the border problem is serious.  It must be fixed.”

He concluded by predicting “until the federal government secures the border , we will continue to see individuals like this officer who are slain. We will continue to see little girls like the one in Parker County who was assaulted. These two lives are now impacted because the Obama administration has not secured the border.”

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