Congressman Michael McCaul

Representing the 10th District of Texas

McCaul Statement on Governor Perry Deploying National Guard to Border

Jul 21, 2014
Press Release

McCaul Statement on Governor Perry Deploying National Guard to Border

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, following Governor Perry’s announcement of his intention to send up to 1,000 National Guardsmen to the border as a force multiplier and to act as a deterrent to further illegal crossings into the United States, Congressman McCaul (TX-10), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement. 

McCaul: "The use of our National Guard as a force multiplier is long overdue, and something I have called for in my border security bill as part of a strategy to help the Border Patrol gain operational control of the Southwest Border.  I applaud Governor Perry for once again doing what is within his authority to secure our borders while this president continues to abdicate his constitutional responsibility."

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