Border crisis: Abbott hits 100 days since locking out feds in Eagle Pass

Border Patrol agents remain unable to access the border in Eagle Pass more than 100 days since Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) ordered the state military to fence the area to prevent federal police from cutting through state-installed barbed wire.

Federal law enforcement has been locked out of a strip of the border in south-central Texas since Jan. 10, when Abbott ordered National Guard soldiers to install 6-foot fences around Shelby Park, city land situated next to the Rio Grande.

Despite threats from the Department of Homeland Security of legal action if the state did not relent and allow Border Patrol agents access to the border, the Biden administration has not escalated the court fight.

Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-TX), whose district includes Eagle Pass, told the Washington Examiner late last week that the hundreds of Border Patrol stationed in
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