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Republican Rep. Chip Roy, Texas, on Sunday, accused Democrats of using immigrants as “political pawns” while Americans suffer from the surge of border crossing at the southern border near El Paso, Texas.

“Democrats want to simply throw more money at the border and then process more human beings while they’re getting abused. They’re the ones using them as political pawns for their crass political purposes. They’re using the Hispanic community,” Roy said on “Fox News Sunday” with host Shannon Bream.

On Saturday, the mayor of El Paso declared a state of emergency as migrants were overwhelming shelters and detainment facilities at the border. The influx comes days before Wednesday’s expiration of Title 42, a Trump administration public health welfare policy restricting migrants from entering the country. Read more…