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Cornyn Responds to Plan to Remove CBP Agents from Border




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March 27, 2013 | 3,225 views | 2 comments

HOUSTON -- U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Ranking Member on the Senate Judiciary’s Immigration, Refugees, and Border Security Subcommittee, today issued the following statement responding to reports that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) plans to cut hours and overtime pay for Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents, potentially leaving portions of our borders unmanned for hours at a time:

“The Obama Administration’s actions amount to nothing short of a calculated, willful neglect of what should be a President’s top priority: protecting the homeland and keeping Americans safe.

“The fact that the Administration would needlessly jeopardize the safety of American citizens as part of a continued misinformation campaign surrounding the effects of sequestration is outrageous and reprehensible.”

Sen. Cornyn wrote to DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano to express outrage with the recent actions of the Department in response to sequestration, including releasing thousands of detainees from detention centers across the country and issuing furlough notices to CBP personnel. Sen. Cornyn also wrote to Subcommittee Chairman U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) to demand hearings following the detainee releases. He has yet to receive a response to either letter.
 
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Facts only please  
TX  
March 31, 2013 10:22pm
 
Potentially leaving ally leaving portions of our borders unmanned for hours at a time... No one listens to someone who does not know what the final spending cuts will bring

 
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Kicaster  
March 27, 2013 3:19pm
 
Does John Cornyn really think anyone in the Obama Administration cares that he's outraged? Good luck with that Mr. Cornyn. They're too busy planning their next vacation and how the tax payers are are going to foot the bill, ... More ›

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