Texas Congressman Wants Biden Admin To Pick Up The Bill For State’s $1.5 Billion Border Security

Texas Congressman Wants Biden Admin To Pick Up The Bill For State’s $1.5 Billion Border Security


Texas Republican Rep. Pat Fallon introduced a bill last week to request the federal government to reimburse his state for $1.5 billion in border security.

The “Lone Star Reimbursement Act” would require the Department of Defense to pay Texas back for the cost of Operation Lone Star — which was launched in response to the border surge during the Biden administration.

“As a border state, Texas is disproportionally impacted by illegal immigration, but we shouldn’t be forced to bear the entire financial burden when it comes to securing the entire country,” Fallon said in a press release.

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“Gov. Abbott launched Operation Lone Star because of a lack of action from this administration. Texas shouldn’t be punished for Biden’s mistake and my Lone Star Reimbursement Act recognizes this,” he

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