Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) reopened Texas this week "100 percent," he announced. But now the Republican is blaming immigrants for the high cases of COVID-19 in the state.
Texas is experiencing a spike in cases similar to the one they experienced last summer.
Reminder that Texas is roughly at the same numbers at the first major spike back in the summer:… https://t.co/FkhENIQBfn— James Parham (@James Parham)1614714992.0
But in a Tweet Wednesday evening, Abbott said that immigrants were spreading COVID-19 in the state because the borders are open. It's unclear why Abbott is calling on Biden to save Texas from COVID when he was the official who decided to reopen the country and dismiss the mask mandate.
I just announced Texas is OPEN 100%. EVERYTHING. I also ended the statewide mask mandate.— Greg Abbott (@Greg Abbott)1614716672.0
The Biden Administration is recklessly releasing hundreds of illegal immigrants who have COVID into Texas communiti… https://t.co/wFFOejcLME— Greg Abbott (@Greg Abbott)1614811215.0
President Joe Biden called those reopening their states neanderthals.