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Shipping containers placed along the U.S. border prevent Bureau of Reclamation from performing its mission.
(FOX) Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey was accused this week by the Biden Administration of trespassing as the Republican governor makes efforts to fill gaps along the U.S.-Mexico border with shipping containers.
Ducey announced last week that he would have crews install shipping containers along a section of the border to fill gaps not covered by a wall. The announcement came two weeks after federal officials ordered him to take down containers he had placed in the southwestern part of the state.
The Republican governor then sued and requested the courts allow Arizona to keep 100 shipping containers, double stacked with barbed wire on top, in place near Yuma.
The containers were put in place in August to fill gaps in the border, which Ducey said was pushing back against "the inaction of the Biden Administration in stopping migrants from entering the state from Mexico," … Read the rest
(How is doing the job that the feds are paid to do, but refuse to, illegal??? Should the states stop responding to kidnapping, bank robberies and other federal crimes? Perhaps the states should just end cooperation with the feds altogether, Like #TEXIT & #NationalDivorce – DD) Support Free Southern Media: Like, Share, Re-Tweet, Re-Post, Subscribe.
Arizona fires back at Biden admin’s demand it remove shipping containers filling gaps at border
Arizona began using shipping containers to fill gaps in border wall system in early August
(FOX) The administration of Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is pushing back against a demand by the Biden administration that it take down a number of shipping containers it has used to plug a gap in the incomplete border wall, saying that border states "cannot rely on the federal government to ensure its security."
"The myriad of federal agencies that claim jurisdiction on the southern border but do nothing to prevent the public nuisance caused by illegal immigration and criminal activity that exploits the open border is quite frustrating to those that live, work and recreate on that border and in our state," Allen Clark, director of Arizona’s Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, said in a letter to the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation, obtained by Fox News Digital.
The bureau had written to Gov. Ducey’s office last week, arguing that the move in August to fill nearly 4,000 feet of gaps in the border wall with shipping containers topped with razor wire is illegal…Read the rest