Border patrol 'heartbroken' over dead migrants in big rig; blame Biden for overwhelming them: lawmaker


Overwhelmed Border Patrol agents were heartbroken after hearing of more than 50 migrants found dead in a sweltering big rig in San Antonio, with a top Texas federal lawmaker saying they blame President Biden for "distracting" them from something they could have intercepted had it not been for a deluge of illegal immigrants.

Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, who represents nearby New Braunfels, showed Fox News a photo of a prior truck being x-rayed at a border crossing – where agents discovered migrants similarly being smuggled in its rig.

Roy said the migrants found deceased could've been discovered sooner if the agents at the international crossings weren't overwhelmed by the situation caused by Biden and DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.

"This is everyday life in South Texas. And the fact is, Border Patrol was distracted," he said. "These people are heartbroken, our law enforcement personnel, be... (Read more)

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