Cruz Puts Congress on Blast After Border Visit: 'Stop the Political Posturing and Solve the Problem'


Senator Ted Cruz recently traveled to the Rio Grande Valley sector to observe firsthand what is happening at the border.

What Cruz saw infuriated him.

When he finished his visit, Cruz spoke out about the tactics being used to delay help that ultimately costs lives.

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“A lot of politicians like to talk about their enormous compassion, their enormous virtue,” Cruz said. “Let me tell you, nobody who is compassionate, nobody who is virtuous, nobody who gives a d— about human beings, would want even a single day to perpetuate these loopholes and put more children in harm’s way.”

It’s no secret that the delay, delay, delay tactics used by the left have come at a cost for immigrants in need of assistance.

The left has chosen to use the crisis at the border to frame political attacks against President Donald Trump rather than vote in favor of aid.

They continued their tactics until they could hold off no longer, and finally, after voting against humanitarian border aid 17 times, they caved.

But they got what they wanted — months of sound bites and media exposure blaming Trump for border separations and living conditions.

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But the Democrats’ heartless strategy did not go unnoticed by Rep. Dan Crenshaw. He posted a video that now has over 150,000 views explaining exactly why the delay occurred.

Cruz agrees with Crenshaw’s assessment.

“We ought to be angry,” Cruz said. “We ought to be angry at politicians who wash their hands of this problem.”

Cruz’s anger was not without a specific warning. He gave a direct challenge those who would use delay as a tactic at the expense of children.

“It is time to end this crisis, and the only way we’ll end this crisis is for congress to stop the political posturing and solve the problem,” Cruz said. “Close the loopholes so children are not subject to exploitation like they are now.”

Cruz is absolutely right.

It is time to end the obstruction. Congress must stop playing games with peoples’ lives and our security.

Border reform is compassionate to everyone. Don’t believe the liars who tell you differently.

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G.S. Hair is the former executive editor of The Western Journal.
G.S. Hair is the former executive editor of The Western Journal and vice president of digital content of Liftable Media.

After graduating law school from the Cecil C. Humphries School of Law, Mr. Hair spent a decade as an attorney practicing at the trial and appellate level in Arkansas and Tennessee. He represented clients in civil litigation, contractual disputes, criminal defense and domestic matters. He spent a significant amount of time representing indigent clients who could not afford private counsel in civil or criminal matters. A desire for justice and fairness was a driving force in Mr. Hair's philosophy of representation. Inspired by Christ’s role as an advocate on our behalf before God, he often represented clients who had no one else to fight on their behalf.

Mr. Hair has been a consultant for Republican political candidates and has crafted grassroots campaign strategies to help mobilize voters in staunchly Democrat regions of the Eastern United States.

In early 2015, he began writing for Conservative Tribune. After the site was acquired by Liftable Media, he shut down his law practice, moved to Arizona and transitioned into the position of site director. He then transitioned to vice president of content. In 2018, after Liftable Media folded all its brands into The Western Journal, he was named executive editor. His mission is to advance conservative principles and be a positive and truthful voice in the media.

He is married and has four children. He resides in Phoenix, Arizona.
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