Speaking with CNN, Nehls argued that Biden is only showing concern for the border due to his low approval numbers.
“Do you believe if Joe Biden’s approval rate was at 53%, we would even be talking about the border?” he asked CNN’s Manu Raju. “We wouldn’t be talking about the southern border. But he has to do something because he’s hemorrhaging, he’s bleeding. … So what he’s going to try to do is try to come up with some border security plan, bipartisan through the Senate that is nothing but hogwash.”
GOP Rep. Troy Nehls says backing a Senate border deal now would help Joe Biden's approval