Rep. Rose on Border Crisis: House Republicans Won’t Remain Quiet

Washington, DC—U.S. Representative John Rose (TN-06) spoke on the House Floor Friday, one day after the House passed H.Res.461, a measure condemning the Biden Administrations’ use of public-school facilities to house illegal immigrants.

The full remarks, as prepared for delivery, are below:

Mister Speaker, since President Biden took office, there have been 5.2 million illegal crossings of our southern border.

Now, because of President Biden and his administration’s failures to secure our southern border, our schools and children are suffering from the effects of rampant open borders. When taxpayer funded facilities in New York were used to house illegal immigrants… President Biden was silent. Even when the mayor of New York City said, “The president and the White House have failed this city,” President Biden was silent.

Well, House Republicans won’t remain quiet. We denounced this wasteful abuse of our schools by passing House Resolution 461, which condemned the use of public schools and facilities to house illegal immigrants. We sent a clear and direct message to the American people and the president that this should never be allowed.

You can watch the full speech here.

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