Mayorkas insists migrant crossings aren’t meant to change ‘political dynamics’ of US

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas rejected the idea that increased crossings into the United States along the southern border are meant to shift the country’s “political dynamics.”

While appearing on State of the Union on Sunday, Mayorkas commented on former President Donald Trump‘s suggestion that President Joe Biden wants to allow migrants to cross the border to establish a new voter base.

“Of course not, and the facts indicate that that is absolutely false,” Mayorkas said. “Since May of last year, we have removed or returned more individuals than in any year since 2015, and we haven’t even run 12 months. Over the last three years, we’ve removed, returned, or expelled more people than in all four years of the prior administration.”

Mayorkas also took issue with how Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) has handled the
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