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George P. Bush dispels ‘false outrage’ from Biden WH over misleading ‘whipping’ narrative and delivers the receipts

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Texas Land Commissioner and state attorney general candidate George P. Bush blasted the Democrat narrative dominating headlines this week, suggesting that Border Patrol agents on horseback used whips on migrants, by sharing a video from a prior trip to the border to prove that agents don’t carry whips.

Bush took to Twitter on Saturday to address the phony, made-for-headlines narrative has served as a welcome distraction for the Biden administration, whose abysmal handling of the crisis on the southern border has led to a surge of illegal migrants and reports of over 15,000 mostly Haitian migrants living in a tent city underneath a bridge in Del Rio, Texas.

The video, from a few months ago, showed Bush meeting with horseback Border Patrol agents in the El Paso sector.

“This is the reality of our border. It’s not a picturesque landscape like Joe Biden wants everyone to believe. It’s hard terrain that requires agility and adaptability, something a horse conquers easily. #BidenBorderCrisis,” Bush wrote in the first of a series of tweets.

“It’s split reins that help give the agents additional control over the horse that they are using as a tool-not a weapon. They’re certainly not whips, as [President] Biden and [Vice President Kamala Harris] want us to believe,” Bush explained in his tweet thread.

The utterly inaccurate story being embraced by the administration has led to Del Rio agents having to bench their horses.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced the new measure Thursday, citing the “horrific” photos of agents swinging long reins while interacting with Haitian migrants, when agents were in fact wielding the long reins that make it easier to maintain control of their horses according to Border Control chief Raul Ortiz.

“After false outrage over a misinterpreted photo, Biden has stripped yet another tool from our men & women protecting this country. Enough is enough. Stop attacking our border patrol & give them the resources necessary to secure the border instead of setting them up for failure,” Bush added on Twitter.

The Biden administration’s “attempts” to “disparage our Border Patrol are out of control” Bush reportedly told Fox News in an email on Saturday.

“They have advocated for open borders and left our agents outmanned, overwhelmed, and overrun. This is intentional,” the state attorney general candidate continued, “With almost 2,000 miles of border with Mexico, our honorable border patrol faces enormous challenges covering this terrain to enforce federal immigration law.”

“Texas is doing everything we can, but the federal government has dropped the ball and continues to put our national security at risk,” Bush wrote.

This isn’t the first time Bush has pushed back against the Biden administration’s border policies. In July, the Texas Land Commissioner joined the Texas Defense Task Force in suing Biden and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas “on grounds of illegally preventing the border wall from being constructed.”

Bush also granted “emergency authorization” to fund border wall construction on state land and is working with CBP to lease land from the state for patrolling and communications operations on the border.

The Biden administration did not respond to requests for comment according to Fox News.

Kay Apfel

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