Biden Administration Sues Texas Over Border Barrier Dispute

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The Biden administration’s Department of Justice plans to sue Texas over the installation of floating razor wire barriers in the Rio Grande directed by Governor Greg Abbott to protect the national border. Texas defended its actions, blaming the federal government’s failure to secure the border. The DOJ alleges that Texas constructed the barriers without the required federal authorization and demands their removal, citing threats to navigation, public safety, and diplomatic tensions with Mexico. Abbott responded by criticizing the federal government for neglecting border security and vowed to use constitutional authority to handle the crisis. The White House accused Abbott of using “cruel” tactics to address the longstanding border issue.