|Yesterday President Trump announced he “will hurl federal officials into the task of building a wall on the US-Mexico border,” combined with other measures to enforce or enact immigration policies in the U.S.
Just over a week ago, Rep. Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, and a group of Republican colleagues made good on a year-old promise by Gov. Abbott to pressure the federal government into paying for the state’s beefed-up border security, forwarding a $2.8 million “invoice” to then-President Obama.
The first is likely to receive a great deal of media play; the second received very little, even in Texas.
I believe that is a mistake.