Sen. Cotton Sounds Alarm Bell, Says Biden’s Border Chaos Now a ‘National Emergency’


Sen. Tom Cotton warned in an op-ed Tuesday that the worsening situation along the U.S.-Mexico border under President Joe Biden’s immigration policies has become a “national security” issue as he railed at Democrats for attempting to sneak an amnesty provision into an unrelated infrastructure spending bill.

“On his first day in office, President Biden rescinded the proclamation declaring a national emergency at the southern border. Then he cut off funding for the border wall and gutted virtually all Trump-era policies to reduce illegal immigration, including the successful Remain in Mexico policy,” Cotton, an Arkansas Republican and former U.S. Army infantry officer who deployed to Iraq, wrote at

“The consequences of Biden’s ‘see no evil’ approach to chaos at the border have been predictable,” he added.

“Record numbers of illegal aliens from Central America and elsewhere are now streaming across the border, taking full advantage of the Democrats...(Read more)