Texas governor declares invasion at border, invokes constitutional powers in historic action

Abbott says he took unprecendented action to “keep our state & country safe.” Frustrated by an unending crisis fueled by drug and human trafficking at the southern border, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday declared his state was under an invasion and invoked special powers granted under the U.S. and Texas constitutions. Abbott’s decision came after three dozen counties in his state passed resolutions calling … Continue reading Texas governor declares invasion at border, invokes constitutional powers in historic action