During a press conference last week, Councilmember Brianne Nadeau (D) complained about GOP Govs. Greg Abbott of Texas and Doug Ducey of Arizona busing migrants who crossed illegally to the nation’s capital as a way of alleviating pressure on their states’ support systems.
In addition, both GOP governors wanted to force Democratic officials of so-called “sanctuary cities” to have to deal with at least a small portion of the crisis that has widely been blamed on President Joe Biden’s reversals of former President Donald Trump’s immigration and border security policies.
“So it’s been said, but it’s worth reiterating that the governors of Texas and Arizona have created this crisis and the federal government has not stepped up to assist the District of Columbia,” Nadeau said on Thursday, seeking to blame the GOP for the situation. “In many ways, the governors, Texas and Arizona have turned us into a border town.”
The Blaze added:
Nadeau’s laughable comments — made despite Washington, D.C., being more than 2,000 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border — were made at the same press conference where D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a public emergency over the influx of migrants.
Nadeau’s remarks drew a one-line response from Boebert, a Colorado Republican: “Actually, Joe Biden did that.”
In a new campaign ad, Boebert competes in a demolition derby in a pink car with 1776 spray-painted on the sides.
Boebert narrates: “They’re coming after everything we love, stripping our freedoms away with crime, crisis, fear. No matter what, stay strong. No matter what, be brave.
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