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When Republican House Homeland Security Committee Members Amplified White Nationalist Conspiracy Theories

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Most of the Republican Members of the House Homeland Security Committee have amplified white nationalist “invasion” and “replacement” conspiracy theories over the last few years. Their rhetoric is inexorably tied to the “Great Replacement Theory” and multiple domestic terrorist attacks that have claimed the lives of dozens of Americans over the last several years.

    • Chairman Mark Green (R-TN), promoted the white nationalist conspiracy after July 2022 press conference, tweeting: “There’s an invasion at our southern border—there’s no other word that encompasses the heartbreak that is young girls being raped and fentanyl killing Americans.” 
    • Rep.Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), in one of the many, many times she amplified the deadly conspiracy Greene tweeted in July 2022, “It’s absolutely an invasion at our southern border and violation of the role of the federal government to the states, and it’s intentional. Impeach Mayorkas! Impeach Biden!
    • Rep. Eli Crane (R-AZ),  echoed the white nationalist “invasion” conspiracy in a Twitter post with an endorsement for the Border Patrol union, he wrote “Proud to be endorsed by the National Border Patrol Council. We must secure the border and stop the invasion.
    • Rep. August Pfluger (R-TX),  wrote: “The President has a Constitutional duty to protect states from an invasion—yet @POTUS is inviting record numbers of illegal immigrants, drug traffickers, criminals, and suspected terrorists across our border. Follow the Constitution. Secure the border.”
    • Michael McCaul (R-TX), promoted the white nationalist conspiracy to the massive Fox News audience in April of 2022 falsely claiming “we have an invasion in my home state right on the border every day”.

NEW EXAMPLES OF MEMBERS AMPLIFYING WHITE NATIONALIST CONSPIRACIES:

  • Mark E. Green (R-TN-07), Chair
    • 1/2/24 – Twitter: “President Biden and Secretary Mayorkas’ open border policies created this historic crisis. And the fact that they won’t reverse course proves it’s intentional.”
    • 1/10/24 – Facebook: “These state attorneys general have seen firsthand how Secretary Mayorkas’ policies have harmed their states. There is no doubt this crisis is intentional. My questions for our witnesses during the House Homeland Security Committee’s impeachment proceedings:”
  • August Pfluger, (R-TX-11)
    • 1/10/24 – Facebook: “Secretary Mayorkas and President Biden have allowed nearly 9 million illegal migrants—including known and suspected terrorists and convicted criminals—into our country. For comparison, only 11 states in America have a population of over 9 million.”
    • 1/24/24 – Twitter: “Horrific. Border Patrol agents are on the front lines against a criminal invasion of our country.”
  • Clay Higgins (R-LA-03)
    • 1/22/24 – Twitter: “Media: ‘Congressman Higgins, the Supreme Court just ruled in favor of the Biden Admin over the State of Texas, saying that the federal government can remove physical barriers at the border put in place by Texas. What are your thoughts?’ Me: ‘My thoughts are that the feds are staging a civil war, and Texas should stand their ground’”.
  • Dan Bishop (R-NC-09)
    • 1/3/24 – Twitter: “As Mayorkas and Biden continue to facilitate the invasion of our border, @GovAbbott works to enforce our laws and deny illegal entry. Mayorkas lashes out at Abbott for daring to do his job. Mayorkas is taking Americans for fools. Impeachment is coming. https://t.co/Naety1DmQg
    • 1/8/24 – Twitter: ““Running out of options” to fix a problem he created.🙄 The solutions are simple. Biden refuses to implement them. Instead, his administration facilitates the border invasion & sues Texas for trying to stop it. Make no mistake – they want open borders and mass amnesty.”
    • 1/9/24 – Twitter: “Secretary Mayorkas’s invitation to invade America through our Southern border resulted in the murder of two of my constituents, Jose and Isabel Lerma. I don’t want the blood of one more American shed because Secretary Mayorkas refuses to do his job. We must #ImpeachMayorkas!”
    • 1/25/24 – Twitter: “The invasion at the border is a direct result of Biden’s deliberate refusal to enforce our immigration laws. There’s ZERO evidence that the Senate Swamp deal would do anything to “secure the border.” If reports on the deal’s contents are correct, it would make things even WORSE. It’s a cover to get what they really want – more $$$ for Ukraine. Americans see through the charade, & the Senate Ukraine caucus is panicking.”
  • Eli Crane (R-AZ-02)
    • 1/8/24 – Twitter: “SHUT DOWN THE BORDER OR SHUT DOWN THE GOVERNMENT Democrats are shamelessly lying to the American people by claiming the border is secure — all while streamlining a criminal invasion. SHUT IT DOWN. https://t.co/zrEfTEmg4Y”
    • 1/18/24 – Hearing: “Miss Dunn happens to be a constituent of mine she once confronted me at a town hall in Yavapai County and begged me to do something about this Invasion at our Southern border…Ms. Pearlstein are you familiar with article 4 section 4 of The Constitution often known as The Invasion Clause…I’m going to read it the United States shall guarantee to every state in this Union a republican form of government and here’s the here’s the point and shall protect each of them against Invasion…do you think that this Homeland Security secretary is protecting these states against an invasion…Ms. Pearlstein after having me read this that do you think that this secretary is protecting the 50 states against Invasion?…you come to understand this is an invasion of our country and he’s in complete dereliction of Duty of his constitutional oath to protect…that is him completely derelict his oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. I read you The Invasion Clause he is not doing that ma’am he’s in complete dereliction of doing it in accordance with the other laws that other committee.” 3:51:32 – 3:57:11
    • 1/18/24 – Twitter: “Our Constitution reads, “The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion.” Yet, Secretary Mayorkas is permitting 10K migrants a day to infiltrate the U.S. Enough is enough. IMPEACH https://t.co/cUPgjgLTEE
    • 1/24/24 – Twitter: “In FY23, Border Patrol encountered 24,314 Chinese nationals at the southern border. That number was only 450 in FY21. Unfortunately, 107 Republicans joined Dems to pass another CR instead of using the power of the purse to halt this invasion facilitated by @POTUS.”
  • Josh Brecheen, (R-OK-02)
    • 1/4/24 – Twitter: “The number of migrants crossing our Southern border in 2023 surpassed the populations of 17 states. This is an invasion. https://t.co/MM4jwJ8uYV
    • 1/22/24 – Twitter: “The Biden Admin has refused to enforce existing immigration law, giving states like Texas no choice but to defend themselves. Instead of helping Texas, the Biden administration sued Texas to ensure they continue to be invaded. This decision is outrageous. https://t.co/yxBbIFw0Wh
    • 1/24/24 – Twitter: “51 counties in Texas have now rightly declared that we have an invasion at our Southern border. Shame on the Biden Admin for suing Texas to ensure they continue to be invaded. https://t.co/JS4minfGOl”
  • Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA-14)
    • 1/3/24 – Twitter: “Proud to have fought for months to make this happen! We’ll finally begin impeachment hearings against Secretary Mayorkas on January 10th for his dereliction of duty and for inviting the invasion at our Southern border. The American people deserve a secure border and it’s time this lawless regime is held accountable!”
    • 1/3/24 – Facebook: “While there are countless reasons to move forward with impeaching Secretary Mayorkas, none is more personal to me than the November murder of two of my constituents, Jose and Isabel Lerma…Secretary Mayorkas invited this invasion, and the blood is on his hands. His total disregard for American life can no longer be ignored. We can’t afford it. Americans are being slaughtered just traveling to see their families. Lives have been lost forever, and more will continue to die as the price for Secretary Mayorkas’s open border policies and invitation to come here from every corner of the world. This is why I introduced articles to impeach Mayorkas multiple times last year and demanded his impeachment in January before we left for break. I will not rest until we #ImpeachMayorkas!”
    • 1/4/24 – Twitter: “The Biden regime refuses to secure our border and has created a national security crisis. I will not vote to fund a government that is committing treason against the American people by enacting policies that have systematically created an invasion and empowered the cartels.”
    • 1/7/24 – Twitter: “I am a NO to the Johnson Schumer budget deal. This $1.6 Trillion dollar budget agreement does nothing to secure the border, stop the invasion, or stop the weaponized government targeting Biden’s political enemies and innocent Americans. So much for the power of the purse!”
    • 1/8/24 – Twitter: “Secretary Mayorkas said he is “offended” by the term “invasion” that he is purposefully facilitating at our Southern Border. I had only one thing to say in response: RESIGN or we will IMPEACH you. Well, he hasn’t resigned. So tomorrow, we start the process of impeachment. https://t.co/djyjqo0FJk
    • 1/9/24 – Facebook: “The first hearing to #ImpeachMayorkas is tomorrow! This lawless Secretary has enabled over 1.8 MILLION known gotaways to invade our country. It’s time for him to finally be held accountable for the national security crisis he has created.”
    • 1/10/24 – House Homeland Committee Hearing: “10 million illegal border crossers from over 160 countries have invaded the United States… in Sept 341,000 illegal border crossers invaded our country surpassing all national records…in FY 2023 there were over three million illegals who invaded our country…he’s violated the guarantee clause set forth in article 4 section 4 of the constitution which requires the federal government to protect states against invasion”
    • 1/22/24 – Twitter: “Outrageous! The Constitution says the role of the federal government is to defend the states from invasion, but Secretary Mayorkas and his boss Joe Biden refuse to uphold the law and protect our country. Now the Supreme Court says Texas cannot even defend itself!”
  • Michael McCaul (R-TX-10)
    • 1/3/24 – Twitter: “Migrant encounters at our southern border reportedly hit an all-time high of 785,000 last fiscal quarter. That’s roughly the population of the district I represent, which spans 12 counties. Texas is being overrun. https://t.co/35tkhnQbft
    • 1/3/24 – Facebook: “Migrant encounters at our southern border reportedly hit an all-time high of 785,000 last fiscal quarter. That’s roughly the population of Texas’ 10th Congressional District, which spans 12 counties. Texas is being overrun.”
  • Tony Gonzales (R-TX-23)
    • 1/9/24 – Twitter: “64 Times the Biden Administration Intentionally Undermined Border Security and Encouraged More Illegal Immigration” ⬇️ 🔗: https://t.co/73SMGT8x7e”

Why this matters:  

This invasion and replacement conspiracy has repeatedly been the motivating inspiration for repeated acts of political violence and domestic terrorism. It was chanted in the streets of Charlottesville in 2017, posted online before a man murdered 11 in Pittsburgh in 2018, shared in racist screeds before the murder in Poway and the murder of 23 in El Paso in 2019, believed by those who attacked the Capitol in 2021, and copied by the gunman who killed ten people in Buffalo in May 2022.

While many of the Republicans, including those in the House Homeland Security Committee, have adopted rhetoric and versions of the “Great Replacement Theory” that are slightly less explicitly racist and anti-Semitic, their rhetoric furthers the same sort of dehumanization that paints non-white migrants as an existential threat.

Dr. Heidi Beirich, Co-founder of the Global Project Against Hate and Extremism, an expert on extremism, provided context on the messaging adopted by GOP leaders: “The ‘Great Replacement’ is one of the most dangerous white supremacist conspiracy theories that exists today. This lie has inspired mass murders around the world, including last year’s shooting in Buffalo, and also influences discriminatory and inhumane immigration policies. It’s incredibly irresponsible and dangerous for politicians and right-wing media to give a platform to these racist and anti-immigrant ideas that have propelled disastrous immigration policies.”

Two years ago, then GOP Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy removed then Rep. Steve King (R-IA) from his committee assignments because of his use of white nationalist language. Now, it’s routine messaging for GOP members of key committees.

Outlined below is a running list of examples of Republican House Homeland Security Committee Members engaging in this dangerous rhetoric. 

GOP House Homeland Security Committee 

  • Official Twitter
    • 9/25/19 – Twitter: “Over the last year, law enforcement has encountered nearly 1 million migrants illegally crossing our southwest border. That’s more than the population of:  ➡️DELAWARE ➡️SOUTH DAKOTA➡️NORTH DAKOTA ➡️ALASKA➡️VERMONT ➡️WYOMING”
    • 5/9/19 – Twitter: “Fiscal year totals have topped over half a million migrants, approximately the population of Tucson, Arizona.”
    • 7/5/22 – Twitter: “🚨BREAKING: Multiple TX counties will declare that the migrant crisis at the southwest border is an INVASION. The Biden administration and @DHSgov have NO PLAN to address this nightmare at the border, apart from releasing migrants into communities across the country.
    • 7/11/22 – Twitter: “🚨Florida Flagler County sheriff describes fentanyl crisis as deadly ‘invasion of America.’ Fentanyl is the NUMBER ONE killer of Americans aged 18 – 45 years old. We must #SecureTheBorder to protect Americans from this DEADLY drug. #OnePillCanKill
    • 7/27/22 – Twitter: “4 MILLION migrants have crossed the border thanks to the Biden administration’s reckless open border security policies. That’s larger than the population of 23 states. It’s time to secure the border. #BidenBorderCrisis”
    • 9/14/22 – Twitter: “We are approaching 3.5 million migrant encounters at the Southwest border since @POTUS took office. That is GREATER THAN the population of MORE than 20 states.”
    • 9/20/22 – Twitter: “The number of migrants encountered at the Southwest Border is greater than the population of 30 states. Let that sink in.”
    • 7/13/22 – Twitter: “Nearly 800,000 gotaways have escaped into the U.S. undetected because of @POTUS dangerous open border security policies. 800,000 is larger than the population of Seattle.”
    • 4/26/21 – Twitter: “2,000,000 migrants projected to cross the border this fiscal year That’s nearly FOUR TIMES the population of Atlanta, GA #BidenBorderCrisis
    • 10/25/22 – Twitter: “Since @POTUS has been in office, there have been over 3.8 million migrant encounters at the Southwest border, in addition to a 1 million known gotaways who evaded @CBP agents in the last two years. This is LARGER than the population of Los Angeles, California. Let that sink in.”
    • 2/21/23 – Twitter: “Under Biden there have been over 4.7 million migrant encounters at the southwest border. That is more than the entire population of half the states in the United States.”
  • Mark E. Green (R-TN-07), Chair
    • 7/15/22 – Twitter: “I participated in a press conference with @RepArrington and many of our colleagues. There’s an invasion at our southern border—there’s no other word that encompasses the heartbreak that is young girls being raped and fentanyl killing Americans.”
    • 11/22/22 – Southern Border Conference: Was part of the Border Conference organized by Kevin McCarthy and stated “And today, Texas is undergoing another invasion. All our border states need everything we can give them.”
    • 1/24/23 – Twitter: “1.2 million have evaded apprehension at the southern border. That’s more than the population of South Dakota. Let that sink in.”
    • 12/8/22 – Twitter: “Southern border crossings since President Biden took office equal the entire population of Los Angeles. How is that secure, Secretary Mayorkas?”
    • 7/18/22 – Twitter: “Texans are getting fed up. If they decide to declare an “invasion”, I will 100% support them. Clearly Biden, Mayorkas and Co. are refusing to act.”
    • 1/20/23 – Press Release: “Rep. Mark E. Green, MD (R-TN), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, issued the below statement on the release of the December monthly Southwest border encounter numbers from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. In December 2022, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) had 251,487 migrant encounters at the Southwest border, which is greater than the population of Scottsdale, Arizona.”
    • 1/24/23 – Twitter: “1.2 million have evaded apprehension at the southern border. That’s more than the population of South Dakota. Let that sink in.”
    • 3/15/23 – House Homeland Committee hearing: “Why is Secretary Mayorkas doing this? Why does this administration want to subvert this body, the Congress [and fail to enforce the laws that have been passed by  Congress and signed by past Presidents]? It’s because they want more people to come into this country… It’s because they want more people coming here in mass waves.”
    • 3/22/23 – Fox News: “this president is more concerned about future votes for his party than he is the security of the American people”
    • 1/2/24 – Twitter: “President Biden and Secretary Mayorkas’ open border policies created this historic crisis. And the fact that they won’t reverse course proves it’s intentional.”
    • 1/10/24 – Facebook: “These state attorneys general have seen firsthand how Secretary Mayorkas’ policies have harmed their states. There is no doubt this crisis is intentional. My questions for our witnesses during the House Homeland Security Committee’s impeachment proceedings:”
  • Michael McCaul (R-TX-10)
    • 4/24/22 – Fox News Clip: “we have an invasion in my home state right on the border every day 2.5 million”
    • 4/24/22 – Dallas Morning News: “Rep. Michael McCaul of Austin, a former chair of the Homeland Security Committee, predicted a flood of 500,000 migrants crossing the border illegally in five weeks once Title 42 is lifted. That’s on top of 2.5 million people who have crossed illegally since Biden took office, a record-setting pace that McCaul characterized as an invasion.”
    • 2/23/23 – Twitter: “Since President Biden took office, the number of “gotaways” at the southern border has reached 1.2 million — more than the population of Austin. Texas GOP members have a plan to fix this, and the Biden admin should listen.
    • 1/3/24 – Facebook: “Migrant encounters at our southern border reportedly hit an all-time high of 785,000 last fiscal quarter. That’s roughly the population of Texas’ 10th Congressional District, which spans 12 counties. Texas is being overrun.”
    • 1/3/24 – Twitter: “Migrant encounters at our southern border reportedly hit an all-time high of 785,000 last fiscal quarter. That’s roughly the population of the district I represent, which spans 12 counties. Texas is being overrun. https://t.co/35tkhnQbft
  • Clay Higgins (R-LA-03)
    • 6/8/21 – H.J.Res.50: Recognizing that Article I, Section 10 of the United States Constitution explicitly reserves to the States the sovereign power to repel an invasion and defend their citizenry from the overwhelming and “imminent danger” posed by paramilitary, narco-terrorist cartels who have seized control of our southern border.
    • 3/6/19 – Hearing Clip: “73,000 American troops landed in the D-Day invasion. We have 76,103 – according to my numbers – apprehensions along our southern border last month. We have D-Day every month on our southern border.” 
    • 3/15/21 – Facebook: “Border crisis. Let’s call it what it is… an accommodated invasion. Violation of our sovereignty. A threat to our Republic. The Democrats own this. Some of us will push back. We’ll see. We shall see.”
    • 6/24/21 – Press Release: “Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) joined Representative Jodey Arrington (R-TX) and other Republican colleagues in a press conference to address the Biden border crisis and affirm states’ rights to protect their citizens from the cartel-facilitated border invasion.”
    • 11/19/22 – Facebook: “Mexican border at the Pacific. If all Americans really knew how bad things are down here, I’m telling you every Democrat and RINO would be quickly removed from office. They’re rigging the system for a whole generation. We’re losing our country down here.”
    • 5/10/23 – Twitter: “Invasion. My sources tell me that 700K illegals from all over the world are stacked up to the ceiling in every Mexican border city hotel. 30-40 to a room. On top of that are thousands of tent camps. Looking like 700K illegal crossings in a 6 week window. Starting this week.”
    • 1/22/24 – Twitter: “Media: ‘Congressman Higgins, the Supreme Court just ruled in favor of the Biden Admin over the State of Texas, saying that the federal government can remove physical barriers at the border put in place by Texas. What are your thoughts?’ Me: ‘My thoughts are that the feds are staging a civil war, and Texas should stand their ground’”.
  • Michael Guest (R- MS-03)
    • 10/25/22 – Twitter: “Fiscal year 2022 ended with almost 3 million encounters and gotaways at our southern border. That’s more than the population of 17 states including Mississippi. The Biden Administration has opened our border to the cartels and has completely failed to address the ongoing crisis.”
    • 10/26/21 – Twitter: “The total number of encounters on our SW border has surpassed more than 1.7 million illegal migrants. That number surpasses the population of over 10 individual states. Soon, @CBP will encounter more people crossing our southern border than live in the state of West Virginia.”
    • 5/20/22 – Press Release: “Total encounters under this [Biden] Administration, taking numbers since February of 2021, are 2,735,000 encounters — a number greater than the population of thirteen states — a number greater than the population of Vermont, Alaska, North and South Dakota, Delaware, Rhode Island, Montana, Maine, New Hampshire, Hawaii, West Virginia, Idaho, Nebraska, and New Mexico. At the current rate, next month it will eclipse three additional states, including my home state of Mississippi.”
  • Dan Bishop (R-NC-09)
    • 6/8/21 – H.J.Res.50: Recognizing that Article I, Section 10 of the United States Constitution explicitly reserves to the States the sovereign power to repel an invasion and defend their citizenry from the overwhelming and “imminent danger” posed by paramilitary, narco-terrorist cartels who have seized control of our southern border. 
    • 4/27/19 – Facebook Ad: “Nancy Pelosi, Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and the rest of “Wrong Dan” McCready’s crazy friends in Washington want open borders, sanctuary cities, amnesty and voting rights for illegal aliens.”
    • 4/9/22 – Donald Trump Rally: attended the Save America-sponsored rally by Trump with Ted Budd, Madison Cawthorn, Bo Hines, Marjorie Taylor Greene where it featured replacement theory in speeches. 
    • 7/14/22 – Twitter: “We’re facing an invasion at the southern border, and ICE is running out of money – all while we’re funneling billions of dollars to Ukraine. Insane.”
    • 9/30/22 – Press Release: “I cannot support any bill that kicks the can down the road to a lame-duck Democrat Congress. Biden and the Democrats have refused any and all opportunities to address the invasion at our southern border, and have continued spending at a breakneck pace despite the disastrous impacts on our economy.”
    • 9/19/22 – Twitter: “That’s more than twice the population of Charlotte, NC. In less than one year.”
    • 10/3/22 – Twitter: “More than the entire population of Charlotte, NC. And those are just the ones we know about. #Invasion
    • 10/25/22 – Facebook: “The invasion at our southern border is no accident. The Biden administration wants our border wide open.”
    • 10/25/22 – Twitter: “The invasion at our southern border is no accident. The Biden administration wants our border wide open.”
    • 12/19/22 – Twitter: “El Paso has declared a state of emergency – 84,000 illegal aliens have entered the city in less than 4 months. Not one place in the US has the resources to handle this invasion. With Title 42 expiring, it’s about to get much worse.”
    • 1/3/24 – Twitter: “As Mayorkas and Biden continue to facilitate the invasion of our border, @GovAbbott works to enforce our laws and deny illegal entry. Mayorkas lashes out at Abbott for daring to do his job. Mayorkas is taking Americans for fools. Impeachment is coming. https://t.co/Naety1DmQg
    • 1/8/24 – Twitter: ““Running out of options” to fix a problem he created.🙄 The solutions are simple. Biden refuses to implement them. Instead, his administration facilitates the border invasion & sues Texas for trying to stop it. Make no mistake – they want open borders and mass amnesty.”
    • 1/9/24 – Twitter: “Secretary Mayorkas’s invitation to invade America through our Southern border resulted in the murder of two of my constituents, Jose and Isabel Lerma. I don’t want the blood of one more American shed because Secretary Mayorkas refuses to do his job. We must #ImpeachMayorkas!”
    • 1/25/24 – Twitter: “The invasion at the border is a direct result of Biden’s deliberate refusal to enforce our immigration laws. There’s ZERO evidence that the Senate Swamp deal would do anything to “secure the border.” If reports on the deal’s contents are correct, it would make things even WORSE. It’s a cover to get what they really want – more $$$ for Ukraine. Americans see through the charade, & the Senate Ukraine caucus is panicking.”
  • August Pfluger, (R-TX-11)
    • 6/8/21 – H.J.Res.50: Recognizing that Article I, Section 10 of the United States Constitution explicitly reserves to the States the sovereign power to repel an invasion and defend their citizenry from the overwhelming and “imminent danger” posed by paramilitary, narco-terrorist cartels who have seized control of our southern border. 
    • 6/8/22 – Twitter: “The Constitution clearly states that the U.S. Gov MUST protect states from an invasion—yet this admin is presiding over 2.5 million illegal encounters, increased cartel violence, and an influx of dangerous drugs into the U.S. @POTUS: follow the Constitution & secure the border.”
    • 7/5/22 – Twitter: “The President has a Constitutional duty to protect states from an invasion—yet @POTUS is inviting record numbers of illegal immigrants, drug traffickers, criminals, and suspected terrorists across our border. Follow the Constitution. Secure the border.”
    • 8/15/22 – Twitter: “4.2 million illegal immigrants have crossed the border since President Biden took office. That is 13% of the population size of the state of Texas.”
    • 7/27/21 – Twitter: “50,000 WITHOUT a courtdate … that’s 50% of the entire population of my hometown of San Angelo, TX.”
    • 5/16/22 – Twitter: “Completely unacceptable. This is nearly 1/3 the entire population of my entire Congressional District in ONE month.”
    • 6/21/21 – Twitter: “There were over 180,000 illegal migrant encounters at the southern border in May alone. This is nearly one and a half times the population of Midland, TX—the largest city in my district. @POTUS and @VP must bring order to our border.”
    • 6/3/22 – Press Release: “Pushing President Biden to Protect States from Border Invasion. This week, I joined my fellow Republican lawmakers in urging the President to uphold his Constitutional duty to protect states—starting with Texas—from an invasion at our southern border.”
    • 2021 – Town Hall/MRT: Congressman Pfluger Warns Texans About Illegal Alien Invasion. “He also said the Biden administration was failing to carry out their constitutional duty under Article 4 of the constitution to protect the states against invasion.”
    • 8/19/22 – Newsletter: “This brings the total number of illegal crossings since President Biden took office up to over 4.2 million, including 800,000 illegal immigrants who escaped into the country undetected. To put that in perspective, that is the size of more than 13% the population of Texas.”
    • 9/9/22 – Newsletter: “Texas and other border states have suffered through over 4.2 MILLION illegal border crossings since President Biden took office, but elites in Washington, DC want it to remain a Texas problem. As a reminder, over 4.2 million migrants (13% of the population of the state of Texas) have illegally crossed the border.”
    •  1/10/24 – Facebook: “Secretary Mayorkas and President Biden have allowed nearly 9 million illegal migrants—including known and suspected terrorists and convicted criminals—into our country. For comparison, only 11 states in America have a population of over 9 million.”
    • 1/24/24 – Twitter: “Horrific. Border Patrol agents are on the front lines against a criminal invasion of our country.”
  • Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA-14)
    • 6/8/21 – H.J.Res.50 – Recognizing that Article I, Section 10 of the United States Constitution explicitly reserves to the States the sovereign power to repel an invasion and defend their citizenry from the overwhelming and “imminent danger” posed by paramilitary, narco-terrorist cartels who have seized control of our southern border. 
    • 2/1/23 – NTD Impeachment articles against Mayorkas: “border is overrun, we are invaded every single day.”
    • 5/31/22 – Rep. Nehls’ letter to Biden: “Today, Congressman Troy E. Nehls (R-TX-22)—along with 32 Republican lawmakers—sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging he uphold Article IV, Section 4 of the United States Constitution, known as the Guarantee Clause, which requires the Executive Branch to protect the states from an invasion.” – co-signer of this letter
    • 2/1/22 – Twitter: “There’s an invasion at our Southern border. It’s a national security crisis that puts America’s safety at risk. Today, the House Freedom Caucus will expose Joe Biden’s illegal actions and violations of our country’s immigration laws. WATCH NOW!”
    • 3/25/22 – Twitter: “These same “experts” and talking heads on tv, all claim they care about Ukraine’s democracy, Ukraine’s borders, and Ukrainian’s right to defend themselves. Yet none of them care about the daily deadly invasion happening every day on our border and the devastating consequences.”
    • 4/4/22 – Twitter: “It is the responsibility and duty of the federal government to protect every state of the union from invasion. Our Constitution demands & requires a secure border. Congress must impeach Joe Biden. By failing to do so, are we post-constitution and our laws no longer matter?”
    • 4/18/22 – Twitter: “Since Jan 2021, the Biden admin has released 750,000+ illegals into the US. Plus an est 500,000 who entered w/o being caught & 123,000 resettled unaccompanied alien children. More than the population of these states. But next month the real invasion begins when Title 42 ends.”
    • 4/20/22 – Twitter: “Instead of bussing illegal aliens into our country, @GovAbbott should send the National Guard of the great state of Texas to defend our Southern border. He could stop the illegal invasion that the Biden administration is fueling. Why won’t he?”
    • 4/20/22 – Twitter: “9. How about we just bring our troops home and place them at our southern border to stop the illegal invasion that you Democrats are fueling? Bc the drain on American taxpayers paying for illegals being let in our country is outrageous! Just a few ideas to start.”
    • 4/24/22 – Twitter: “This must be investigated & every single person must be held to full accountability. All who swore an oath must uphold our laws & PROTECT our nation’s border. Those ENABLING and ALLOWING this ongoing invasion & attack on our agents & breaking our laws are breaking their oath.”
    • 4/27/22 – Twitter: “The bishops are also busy destroying our nation using taxpayer money to advocate for the illegal invasion across our borders. They dare to dress up Democrat vandalism and lawlessness as somehow “religious,” which perhaps explains their distaste for me. 13/”
    • 5/10/22 – Twitter: “”Biden & Democrat’s America: Record high crime. Baby formula supply crisis. Daily border invasion of illegals & deadly drugs. Skyrocketing unaffordable inflation & fuel prices. No longer energy independent. Politically targeted federal law enforcement. Ministry of Truth.”
    • 5/12/22 – Twitter: “The @washingtonpost and the rest of the media are obsessed with another country while America faces crisis after crisis created by Joe Biden and the Democrats. Why don’t they care about the invasion at our border, skyrocketing inflation, and a shortage of baby formula?”
    • 5/25/22 – Twitter: “5. Democrats & our mentally incompetent POTUS Joe Biden are the same people refusing to protect our border from the dangerous all time high daily illegal invasion & are enabling record high human & drug trafficking endangering every American. They don’t care about your safety.”
    • 5/31/22 – Twitter: “3. Canada has an incredibly weak military & now with Trudeau’s gun grab, his people are left defenseless not only by a criminal attacker, but also defenseless against another country’s military invasion. This is a terrible violation of rights to innocent Canadians by their Gov.”
    • 6/20/22 – Twitter: “You are America Last if you legislate/vote to: Fund a proxy war with Russia to defend Ukraine’s borders while our own border is out of control and under siege from a massive daily invasion of human trafficking, deadly drug trade, & we have a border national security crisis. 1/7”
    • 7/3/22 – Twitter: “The Biden admin believes the most important border to protect is Ukraine’s border. They’re arming Ukraine with missiles that can strike up to 100 miles away and have moved NATO to high alert status committing 300,000 troops. Our daily border invasion.🦗🦗🦗And you pay for it.”
    • 7/5/22 – Twitter: “It’s absolutely an invasion at our southern border and violation of the role of the federal government to the states, and it’s intentional. Impeach Mayorkas! Impeach Biden!”
    • 7/5/22 – Twitter: “Hell yes it’s an invasion!! And it’s affecting our entire country! We need to impeach the very people enabling it to happen. #EndTheInvasion 
    • 7/7/22 – Twitter: “The NDAA gives $1 billion to Ukraine and ZERO DOLLARS to secure our own deadly border invasion. The US spent over $2 trillion fighting goat herders and mountain clans in Afghanistan over 20 years costing thousands of our military lives, and Biden pulled us out with nothing” 
    • 7/7/22 – Twitter: “of defending Europe, which Putin has said he’s not going to invade. This states the American taxpayer has to pay for and send our American military to defend Europe that is not under attack from Russia. While our own border is under invasion and Biden’s admin doesn’t care.”
    • 8/1/22 – Twitter: “It’s so pathetic that Democrat policies have led to out of control inflation, an out of control border invasion, & out of control crime sprees across America, but they have to roll Joe out on TV tonight while he’s Covid positive again so he can talk big without blinking.”
    • 8/2/22 – Twitter: “And with Ukraine barely registering in polls with voters, even angering most bc of the $54 billion Congress voted to spend while our country tanks in a recession, record high crime, & a national crisis from a Democrat approved daily border invasion, Pelosi is stepping in.”
    • 8/13/22 – Twitter: “in Congress to stop the daily border invasion, we do not want illegals bussed and dumped in Georgia. No state, city, or small town should be unnecessarily forced to provide the money and resources to care for migrants who most have been trained to abuse the asylum system.”
    • 8/13/22 – Twitter: “illegal invasion, I do not agree with any transporting of illegals and spreading them across the country. They need to be deported! But the Biden admin is not enforcing our immigration laws.”
    • 8/14/22 – Twitter: “There is no country on Earth that allows a daily invasion. There aren’t major wars happening and NO “climate change” isn’t causing this. We should cut off ALL FOREIGN AID to countries who won’t take care of their people. Biden’s entire administration SHOULD BE IMPEACHED. https://t.co/fwNNQmhPMR”
    • 8/18/22 – Twitter: “Thank you @TuckerCarlson for having our Sheriff Ray Cross from Dade County on your show to tell about the illegals getting off Gov Abbott’s buses in NW GA on their way to DC. No town is safe from Biden’s border invasion.”
    • 8/19/22 – Twitter: “Thousands of illegal aliens cross our border daily in Eagle Pass, TX. Picture taken yesterday morning. I wouldn’t have believed how bad the invasion into our country is if I hadn’t seen it with my own eyes with @RepTonyGonzales.The towns, businesses, & people are overwhelmed.”
    • 8/19/22 – Twitter: “No other country on Earth allows a daily invasion of unknown people, deadly poisonous drugs, terrorists, human traffickers, and only God knows who and what else. We must return dignity and respect for our people and our laws by securing our border and enforcing our laws.”
    • 8/26/22 – Twitter: “I don’t respect you for leaving our border wide open allowing an invasion & deadly drugs in daily, arming the Taliban, wrecking our economy, killing our energy independence, & supporting killing the unborn & genital mutilation of children. Go to hell Joe.”
    • 9/1/22 – Twitter: “Killing babies up to day of birth. Mastectomies, hysterectomies, castration, puberty blockers for kids. Rogue weaponized DOJ & FBI attacking their political enemies. Wide open borders allowing a daily invasion of thousands of unknown aliens and drugs like deadly Chinese fentanyl.”
    • 9/2/22 – Twitter: “opened our border to a daily foreign invasion of aliens & deadly Chinese fentanyl, leveled our once great Trump led American energy independence, and your rogue federal forces in the DOJ & FBI that you’ve weaponized against President Trump and those of us who have his back.”
    • 9/9/22 – Twitter: “In a new Rasmussen Reports survey, voters by a margin of 52%-42% support impeachment. That includes 77% of Republicans, 50% of independents, & 32% of Democrats.” 10% for the big guy Border Invasion Arming the Taliban Most Americans want Biden impeached!”
    • 9/12/22 – Twitter: “Democrats:Wide open borders allowing a daily invasion of people, drugs, and anything pouring into our country. Republicans: Tightly controlled border security & ports, border wall, enforcement of immigration laws, stopping the flow of human trafficking and deadly drugs.”
    • 9/17/22 – Twitter: “Governors should have the same right as Martha’s Vineyard. They should be able to deport illegal migrants out of their states and out of the country. Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, and Mayorkis are enabling a massive daily invasion endangering all Americans. Impeach!”
    • 9/17/22 – Twitter: “Texas must declare an invasion. Once elected, @KariLake is going to declare an invasion & the entire country will cheer for her. States should be able to deport illegals out of the country, not send them around the country as the only way to expose Democrat’s hypocrisy. 1/6”
    • 9/17/22 – Twitter: “by ending Trump policies that protected Americans & migrants by forcing them to remain in Mexico while awaiting asylum claims. The invasion into our country is also allowed by tying the hands of Border Patrol & ICE agents with policies that destroy their ability to enforce laws.”
    • 9/17/22 – Twitter: “Republicans must grow the courage to hold Biden & Kamala both accountable for their refusal to honor their oath of office and creating a national security & humanitarian crisis by willfully allowing this daily invasion into our country. They should be impeached.”
    • 9/17/22 – Twitter: “Texas @GovAbbott must declare an invasion. When Republicans take back power, we have to empower state governors to deport illegal migrants out of the country. No other country on Earth allows this. Texas could end much of the invasion almost on it’s own. Also, impeach Biden. https://t.co/I77ytIQYIY”
    • 9/26/22 – Twitter: “Biden is willfully allowing the daily invasion of our southern border and Chinese fentanyl is killing an average of 300 Americans per day. Fentanyl kills every identity and does not discriminate. Mayorkis is also willfully allowing the murder of Americans. Impeach them both!”
    • 9/27/22 – Twitter: “@KamalaHarris will travel anywhere in the world but our US southern border that is under invasion every day by thousands of unknown people & deadly poisonous fentanyl. Here she goes to South Korea & Japan, 2 countries that would never allow the same.”
    • 10/5/22 – Twitter: “Since Biden took office, approximately 5 MILLION illegal aliens have crossed our borders according to @FAIRImmigration. My Protect America First Act would lock the doors to our home and keep us all safe from the Biden-led illegal invasion. Save America!”
    • 10/5/22 – Twitter: “he is serving China and securing their economic power by forcing the US into complete dependence on the China controlled EV battery industry. All while funding a proxy war with nuclear Russia and purposely allowing a world invasion across our borders.”
    • 10/9/22 – Twitter: “I say it all the time. Joe Biden is the greatest business partner the Mexican cartels have ever had and the worst president we have ever had. We must end this invasion and restore stronger border security than before. Impeach Biden!”
    • 10/22/22 – Twitter: “”Democrats have created a complete open border national security crisis at our southern border. We must put the military at the border and stop the cartel’s daily invasion of human trafficking & deadly drugs. No other country in the world allows this. Impeach Biden & Mayorkis!”
    • 10/26/22 – Twitter: “Unless the US returns our military to its rightful role, which is the defense of the United States of America and puts our military at our border (not others), and takes the necessary actions to stop the daily invasion and fentanyl murders of 300 Americans/day, and..”
    • 11/3/22 – Twitter: “You have a Ukraine flag before your American flag and claim people should vote Democrat so American tax dollars can keep defending a foreign country’s border while our border is completely under invasion. Ok, Mr. former national security “expert” you go to the 🇺🇦 front lines.”
    • 12/6/22 – Twitter: “.@RepScottPerry calls out Connolly and points out the invasion at our southern border and how Americans can hardly pay bills but Connolly says transparency for Ukraine comes later. The American people can face an IRS audit but Democrats say Zelensky can’t. ”
    • 12/12/22 – Twitter: “and swiftly move our military to the southern border to protect our states and our people from the cartel terrorists. And I would warn Mexico. Stop assisting the cartel terrorists with the daily invasion into our states and poisoning of Americans for profit. But Biden is weak.”
    • 12/12/22 – Twitter: “America is fed up & disgusted with nonstop drama from Washington. $31 T in debt, daily border invasion by the 1,000’s & deadly drug’s poisoning our people, laws enforced on the people while elites always get off, & 24-7 nauseating politics. 222 Republicans better get it right.”
    • 12/14/22 – Twitter: “14,000 a day?!! This is an upcoming INVASION! And we are already being invaded every single day. The Biden admin completely created it. Impeach Biden!!!”
    • 12/17/22 – Twitter: “Mayorkas showed up in El Paso to address suicide awareness bc of the shockingly high suicides in Border Patrol, but he didn’t even go to the actual border to see the literal invasion, humanitarian crisis, and Biden policy failures causing them to be suicidal. Impeach Mayorkas!”
    • 12/17/22 – Twitter: “.@LeaderMcConnell you are the only Republican with any power right now. You must force the Democrats and the Biden admin to stop this impending invasion at the border and stop giving them everything they want in the Omnibus. Secure the border!”
    • 12/19/22 – Twitter: “It’s obvious that the entire Biden admin is dedicated to the global invasion of migrants into the US. They don’t care about US citizens and the fact that they pay taxes that fund the US government and their jobs. They don’t care about US citizens rights & safety.”
    • 12/19/22 – Twitter: “And you are a hateful racist if you dare speak out against the planned and intentional global invasion of America. You must pay for the migrants. House them. Clothe them. Feed them. Educate their children. Give them free healthcare. And of course, if the Democrats get their way”
    • 12/19/22 – Twitter: “the daily invasion at our border and the tremendous problems that it’s bringing. But in just a little while longer, everyone will know and will care. You can’t hide millions of migrants and the problems that come with them. How does it go? We’re all in it together.”
    • 1/31/22 – J.D. Vance campaign clip: Greene was with J.D. Vance on his campaign run while he spewed “invasion” rhetoric. 
    • 10/20/21 – Twitter: “The solution to the invasion at the Southern border, rapid inflation, empty grocery shelves, and tyrannical COVID mandates: #ImpeachBiden”
    • 9/21/21 – Twitter: “Joe Biden is responsible for the invasion at our southern border. My articles of impeachment will hold Biden accountable!”
    • 10/11/22 – MAGA campaign: “Joe Biden’s 5 million illegal aliens are on the verge of replacing you, replacing your jobs, and replacing your kids in school and coming from all over the world. They’re also replacing your culture and that’s not great.”
    • 3/15/23 – Twitter: “The U.S. Southern border is one of the most dangerous places in the world. We are at WAR with the Mexican cartels, which is why I’m cosponsoring legislation to authorize the full force of our military against these thugs and killers.”
    • 3/15/23 – Twitter: “We have no idea who or what is coming across our Southern border.But we do know that we’re being systematically and intentionally replaced by Joe Biden and the Democrats’ open border policies. #SecureOurBorder”
    • 3/14/23 – Twitter: “Hilarious!! Bennie Thompson, former chair of the politically weaponized January 6th committee, says Democrats aren’t going to McAllen, TX today for our Homeland Security Committee hearing tomorrow on the border because Republicans won’t be bipartisan. Facts don’t lie about our daily border invasion and 300+ Americans being murdered daily from Cartel’s Chinese fentanyl Bennie! Hard to be political about those statistics! … If they actually showed up at the border they would be forced to either actually be bipartisan and work with Republicans OR just go ahead and admit they are the party of the open borders globalists agenda. But by not showing up, they are just showing everyone they are cowards.”
    • 3/14/23 – Twitter: “I’m proud to co-sponsor @RepDanCrenshaw’s legislation to declare WAR on the Mexican cartels. We must authorize the use of military force to eliminate the thugs who are smuggling drugs and illegal aliens across our southern border, leading to crime and the murder of countless Americans. While cartel members wait for their fate to be sealed by our great military, we will put a hit on their bank accounts by sanctioning any government that supports or allows cartels to operate. This legislation will use every tool available from increased federal criminal penalties, bypassing Democrat District Attorneys and prosecutors who refuse to apply existing federal law, and even denaturalization. There is a war going on that affects every single American, but it’s not in Ukraine or the Middle East, it’s on our Southern border.”
    • 3/15/23 – House Homeland Committee Hearing: “in your opinion each of you what are the policy changes that have happened  to contribute to this invasion of our country?” 3:18:00
    • 3/28/23 – Homeland Security Committee Hearing: “it’s extremely concerning and dangerous to the United States of America’s national security that Canada’s immigration policy allows Mexicans to travel to Canada without a Visa. It seems that Canada wants to participate in in Mexico’s invasion of the United States” 1:29:26 – 1:29:44
    • 4/6/23 – Twitter: “The Biden Administration’s open border policies are causing migrants to be raped, robbed, and killed while funding the criminal cartels and the invasion of the United States with deadly drugs and people from 170 different countries.IMPEACH BIDEN!”
    • 5/5/23 – Twitter: “🚨 Warning Imminent Invasion! DHS and Border Patrol are warning there are an estimated 700,000 migrants in Mexico ready to rush the border when Title 42 is lifted on May 11th. And the Darian Gap in Panama is seeing an over 500% increase in migrations to the US. But Biden has only sent 1,500 military troops to the border because his polling numbers are so bad and to help border patrol agents act as a welcoming committee into the U.S.  Democrats claim these migrants are coming because of climate change. That’s a fool’s lie. Migrants are coming because Joe Biden opened our border to the entire world and the American people have to pay for it all and live with the national security implications and dangerous consequences.”
    • 5/7/23 – Twitter: “This is what Joe Biden is doing to our country. We should have our military at the border stopping the imminent invasion coming later this week when Title 42 lifts. This is already unsustainable and is a true national security crisis!”
    • 5/8/23 – Twitter: “Biden is talking about planes, trains, and automobiles and we’re about to be invaded by 1 million people.”
    • 5/9/23 – Twitter: “This is no longer an imminent invasion. It’s begun.”
    • 5/9/23 – Twitter: “America’s Southern border is ravaged by an illegal alien invasion and Joe Biden isn’t doing a damn thing to stop them. Make no mistake: the Democrats want our borders ripped wide open so they can grant them amnesty, harvest the votes and guarantee total Democrat control for decades to come. We must do everything in our power to stop them from plunging America into third-world status.”
    • 5/11/23 – Twitter: “H.R. 2, the Secure The Border Act, just passed the Republican-led House. The GOP is fighting to stop the invasion, while Biden and the Democrats want to continue flooding our border with violent criminals, sex traffickers, and drugs like fentanyl that are murdering Americans.”
    • 5/17/23 – Twitter: “Our Southern border is being invaded, overrun & ignored. 1000s of illegal aliens, tons of drugs & even terrorists cross our border every day. Secretary Mayorkas is responsible. Today, I’m introducing articles of impeachment to remove him from office.”
    • 6/6/23 – House Homeland Committee Hearing: “now that we have an app to organize the illegal invasion into America so that everyone gets accepted and gets in”. 1:11:55
    • 2/25/23 – Email Newsletter: “That wall would have helped to keep Americans safe from the invasion of 6 million illegal aliens at our southern border.”
    • 1/25/23 – Press release: “Our Southern border is being invaded by millions of illegal aliens, criminals, and potential terrorists.”
    • 2/23/23 – Press release: “President Trump’s border wall would have cost only $22 billion to stop the more than 6 million aliens that have invaded our country illegally since Biden took office. The 82,000 Russians invading Ukraine pales in comparison.”
    • 5/31/22 – Twitter: “4. A heavily armed population backing up a strong military force is a mighty deterrent to any foreign would be invader. Democrats know this too and they demanded Ukraine’s people be armed with the same guns that cause them to shriek in outrage and they’re rushing to ban here.”
    • 5/26/23 – Twitter: “The war in Ukraine is Iraq 2.0. Rather than protecting Ukraine’s borders, we should be stopping the illegal invasion at our Southern border.”
    • 5/24/23 – Twitter: “Joe Biden has ripped our border wide open and refuses to stop the illegal alien invasion. The Mexican Drug Cartels, sex traffickers, violent thugs and terrorists control the border because of Biden’s refusal to uphold the law. IMPEACH.”
    • 7/18/23 – Twitter: “Democrats introduced an amendment to disarm Americans 200 miles into the United States.How would violating our great Second Amendment keep families safe from the constant invasion coming across the Southern border? Less guns have never made us more safe.”
    • 8/29/23 – Twitter: “This 11-year-old American boy would be alive today if it weren’t for Joe Biden‘s wide-open border invasion and America last policies. I grieve for this family and all other families who have lost a loved one due to illegal alien crime in America. This has to end immediately! Close the damn border.https://breitbart.com/politics/2023/08/28/illegal-alien-freed-southern-border-charged-killing-11-year-old-aiden-clark/amp/
    • 9/11/23 – Twitter: “If the Biden admin refuses to stop the invasion of cartel led human and drug trafficking into our country, states should consider seceding from the union. From Texas to New York City to every town in America, we are drowning from Biden’s traitorous America last border policies.”
    • 9/14/23 – Twitter: “The invasion of our Southern border is happening right before our eyes. Illegal aliens are being mass released into our country with no end in sight!”
    • 9/18/23 – Twitter: “We have to impeach Mayorkas. It’s unacceptable that we haven’t done it. Our national security is at very high risk. At these numbers of illegal invasion that’s an entire BRIGADE illegally invading!!!”
    • 2/10/23 – Twitter: “We gave $444+ MILLION to Mexico that allows thousands of people to invade our border every single day. The Mexican government does nothing to stop the Mexican Cartels making billions in drug & human trafficking & killing 300+ Americans everyday. Why pay them? Cont’d”
    • 2/2/23 – Twitter: “Under Biden: Pentagon tracks Chinese Spy Balloon for days over US & does NOT shoot it down. Abandons Americans & $85 billion in US military equipment & arms in Afghanistan. Won’t secure our border- 5+ million people invade. The Biden admin is impotent. https://cnn.com/2023/02/02/politics/us-tracking-china-spy-balloon/index.html?utm_content=2023-02-02T22%3A37%3A31&utm_term=link&utm_source=twcnnbrk&utm_medium=social”
    • 5/24/23 – Twitter: “Joe Biden has ripped our border wide open and refuses to stop the illegal alien  invasion. The Mexican Drug Cartels, sex traffickers, violent thugs and terrorists control the border because of Biden’s refusal to uphold the law. IMPEACH.”
    • 5/26/23 – Twitter: “The war in Ukraine is Iraq 2.0. Rather than protecting Ukraine’s borders, we should be stopping the illegal invasion at our Southern border.”
    • 6/25/23 – Twitter: “Joe Biden is a corrupt criminal who has abused his power and has caused the intentional invasion of the United States at our Southern border. This is why Joe Biden must be impeached and I’m fully dedicated to our investigations into his crimes.”6/6/23 – House Homeland Committee Hearing: “now that we have an app to organize the illegal invasion into America so that everyone gets accepted and gets in”. 1:11:55
    • 9/13/23 – Hearing: “thank you Mr chairman and thank you for bringing this excellent panel of witnesses before us while Democrats on our on our committee want to widen the road and create a bigger Invasion into the United States of America enabling human trafficking cartels making over 150 billion dollars a year on selling little girls little boys” 2:21:51
    • 1/3/24 – Twitter: “Proud to have fought for months to make this happen! We’ll finally begin impeachment hearings against Secretary Mayorkas on January 10th for his dereliction of duty and for inviting the invasion at our Southern border. The American people deserve a secure border and it’s time this lawless regime is held accountable!”
    • 1/3/24 – Facebook: “While there are countless reasons to move forward with impeaching Secretary Mayorkas, none is more personal to me than the November murder of two of my constituents, Jose and Isabel Lerma…Secretary Mayorkas invited this invasion, and the blood is on his hands. His total disregard for American life can no longer be ignored. We can’t afford it. Americans are being slaughtered just traveling to see their families. Lives have been lost forever, and more will continue to die as the price for Secretary Mayorkas’s open border policies and invitation to come here from every corner of the world. This is why I introduced articles to impeach Mayorkas multiple times last year and demanded his impeachment in January before we left for break. I will not rest until we #ImpeachMayorkas!”
    • 1/4/24 – Twitter: “The Biden regime refuses to secure our border and has created a national security crisis. I will not vote to fund a government that is committing treason against the American people by enacting policies that have systematically created an invasion and empowered the cartels.”
    • 1/7/24 – Twitter: “I am a NO to the Johnson Schumer budget deal. This $1.6 Trillion dollar budget agreement does nothing to secure the border, stop the invasion, or stop the weaponized government targeting Biden’s political enemies and innocent Americans. So much for the power of the purse!”
    • 1/8/24 – Twitter: “Secretary Mayorkas said he is “offended” by the term “invasion” that he is purposefully facilitating at our Southern Border. I had only one thing to say in response: RESIGN or we will IMPEACH you. Well, he hasn’t resigned. So tomorrow, we start the process of impeachment. https://t.co/djyjqo0FJk
    • 1/9/24 – Facebook: “The first hearing to #ImpeachMayorkas is tomorrow! This lawless Secretary has enabled over 1.8 MILLION known gotaways to invade our country. It’s time for him to finally be held accountable for the national security crisis he has created.”
    • 1/10/24 – House Homeland Committee Hearing: “10 million illegal border crossers from over 160 countries have invaded the United States… in Sept 341,000 illegal border crossers invaded our country surpassing all national records…in FY 2023 there were over three million illegals who invaded our country…he’s violated the guarantee clause set forth in article 4 section 4 of the constitution which requires the federal government to protect states against invasion”
    • 1/22/24 – Twitter: “Outrageous! The Constitution says the role of the federal government is to defend the states from invasion, but Secretary Mayorkas and his boss Joe Biden refuse to uphold the law and protect our country. Now the Supreme Court says Texas cannot even defend itself!”
  • Nick LaLota,(R-NY-01)
    • 2/4/23 – Twitter: “Aggressors who violate national borders without being confronted will continue to do so. The Biden Administration applies this rationale to Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. It must also do so to America’s own southern border, territorial seas, and airspace. #NY01
    • 4/21/23 – Twitter: “No, the border is not secure. Over 1.2m people have crossed illegally and 100k Americans have died from fentanyl since Mayorkas took office. The question is whether that’s out of his negligence, recklessness, or if it’s intentional. #NY01
  • Anthony D’Esposito, (R-NY-04)
    • Campaign Website: “By securing our borders, we will also help stop the drug trade, gang violence and human trafficking from invading our communities.”
  • Josh Brecheen, (R-OK-02)
    • 1/11/23 – Twitter: There is a failure of leadership from the Biden Administration to abide by Article IV, Section 4 of the Constitution to protect our states against invasion. 2/2
    • 1/25/23 – Twitter: “Article IV Section 4 of the Constitution guarantees every state protection from invasion. This section of our Constitution is violated every day that the Biden Admin willfully refuses to stop the invasion at our border. Ready to get to work @HomelandGOP 💪”
    • 2/23/23 – Twitter: “Since President Biden has been in office, there have been nearly 4.7 million illegal crossings—more than the population of Oklahoma. The border crisis has gone on for too long and Congress must fulfill its constitutional duty to protect states from invasion.”
    • 2/27/23 – Twitter: “President Biden’s policies have encouraged more than 4.5 million people to come into the country illegally. For context, the entire population of Oklahoma is only 4 million. WATCH👇”
    • 4/6/23 – Press Release: “We have an invasion at our Southern border and unfortunately, under this Administration, illegal immigration has become normalized and even institutionalized.
    • 4/26/23 – Twitter: “Today, @HomelandGOP will markup the Border Reinforcement Act of 2023. This legislation will resume building the wall, strengthen law enforcement, modernize technology, and demand transparency from DHS. We need to pass this legislation to help solve the invasion at our Southern border.”
    • 5/11/23 – Twitter: “Congress has a duty to put an end to this crisis. Article IV, Section 4 of the Constitution guarantees states protection against invasion.  And make no mistake—we have an invasion on our Southern border.”
    • 6/2/23 – Twitter: “Thank you @GovStitt for stepping in where the Biden Administration has failed. More than 5 million aliens have entered our country illegally under this President—more than the population of Oklahoma. While the Biden Admin watches, Republicans are taking action. https://okcfox.com/news/local/gov
    • 1/4/24 – Twitter: “The number of migrants crossing our Southern border in 2023 surpassed the populations of 17 states. This is an invasion. https://t.co/MM4jwJ8uYV
    • 1/22/24 – Twitter: “The Biden Admin has refused to enforce existing immigration law, giving states like Texas no choice but to defend themselves. Instead of helping Texas, the Biden administration sued Texas to ensure they continue to be invaded. This decision is outrageous. https://t.co/yxBbIFw0Wh
    • 1/24/24 – Twitter: “51 counties in Texas have now rightly declared that we have an invasion at our Southern border. Shame on the Biden Admin for suing Texas to ensure they continue to be invaded. https://t.co/JS4minfGOl”
  • Eli Crane, (R-AZ-02)
    • Campaign Website: “There is an invasion on our southern border. Eli believes it’s time we gained operational control of our borders and empower border patrol agents.”
    • Endorsement from Sheriff Mark Lamb: “I am excited to endorse Eli Crane for Congress. Eli is the leader we need to stand up for Law Enforcement and secure the Southern Border. We’ve seen an invasion at the border with unprecedented human trafficking and drug trafficking flowing into Arizona that is crippling our communities and destroying American lives.”
    • 8/10/21 – Twitter: “Good!!! Hold leadership accountable for their collective failure to keep Americans safe. #openborder #invasion ⁦@andybiggs4az ⁩ Rep. Biggs introduces articles of impeachment against DHS chief Mayorkas over border crisis | Fox News”
    • 10/4/21 – Twitter: “Absolutely despicable to see the invasion continuing on our southern border and our agents who are just doing their jobs falsely accused and threatened by Biden. Border Patrol Union’s Judd: ‘I’ve Never Seen the Morale Any Lower than It Is Right Now”
    • 4/11/22 – Op-Ed: “Under the failed leadership of the Biden-Harris Administration, the United States is suffering from an invasion at our southern border.”
    • 5/9/22 – Interview w/ Steve Bannon: “He has referenced “an invasion” at the U.S.-Mexico border. In a May 9 interview with Steve Bannon, Crane said money meant for Ukraine aid would be better used to halt illegal immigration along the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona.” 
    • 5/26/22 – Twitter: “Proud to be endorsed by the National Border Patrol Council. We must secure the border and stop the invasion. @BPUnion
    • 3/16/23 – Twitter: “In just one sector along our southern border, there were 3,928 known got-aways in ONE WEEK. The brave men & women of our Border Patrol deserve support from our Commander in Chief. Sadly, Biden & Mayorkas are willfully allowing our border agents to be overwhelmed by an invasion.
    • 5/3/23 – Twitter: “Our Border Patrol is now bracing for an influx of over 14,000 illegal aliens EACH DAY when Title 42 ends in just 8 days. It’s an invasion orchestrated by the Biden regime.”
    • 5/8/23 – Twitter: “Biden encouraged this invasion and put Mayorkas at the helm of DHS. He’s sacrificing American lives for his twisted political agenda.”
    • 5/13/23 – Twitter: “The Biden admin knew this was coming and did nothing. They are willfully allowing an invasion of the American homeland, compromising the security of the people they’re charged to protect.”
    • 1/8/24 – Twitter: “SHUT DOWN THE BORDER OR SHUT DOWN THE GOVERNMENT Democrats are shamelessly lying to the American people by claiming the border is secure — all while streamlining a criminal invasion. SHUT IT DOWN. https://t.co/zrEfTEmg4Y”
    • 1/18/24 – Hearing: “Miss Dunn happens to be a constituent of mine she once confronted me at a town hall in Yavapai County and begged me to do something about this Invasion at our Southern border…Mr. Pearlstein are you familiar with article 4 section 4 of The Constitution often known as The Invasion Clause…I’m going to read it the United States shall guarantee to every state in this Union a republican form of government and here’s the here’s the point and shall protect each of them against Invasion…do you think that this Homeland Security secretary is protecting these states against an invasion…Miss Pearlstein after having me read this that do you think that this secretary is protecting the 50 states against Invasion?…you come to understand this is an invasion of our country and he’s in complete dereliction of Duty of his constitutional oath to protect…that is him completely derelict his oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. I read you The Invasion Clause he is not doing that ma’am he’s in complete dereliction of doing it in accordance with the other laws that other committee.” 3:51:32 – 3:57:11
    • 1/18/24 – Twitter: “Our Constitution reads, “The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion.” Yet, Secretary Mayorkas is permitting 10K migrants a day to infiltrate the U.S. Enough is enough. IMPEACH https://t.co/cUPgjgLTEE
    • 1/24/24 – Twitter: “In FY23, Border Patrol encountered 24,314 Chinese nationals at the southern border. That number was only 450 in FY21. Unfortunately, 107 Republicans joined Dems to pass another CR instead of using the power of the purse to halt this invasion facilitated by @POTUS.”
  • Dale Strong (AL-05)
    • 6/21/22 – Advance Local Media: “When you look at what’s going on at the southern border, the invasion. We’ve got to do something about this.”
    • 3/15/23 – House Homeland Committee hearing: “they’re coming from Mexico, they’re coming from Guatemala, El Salvador, Ecuador, Colombia, Cuba, Haiti, Iran, and they’re coming from China too. Our country is under attack, America is being invaded, no American is safe. This invasion is not a democratic issue, it is not a republican issue, it is an American issue.” – 1:44:50
    • 3/15/23 – House Homeland Committee hearing: “Colonel McGraw uh do you believe it’s time that the U.S Military stops this invasion of the Southern border?” 3:33:57
  • Tony Gonzales (R-TX-23)
    • 1/9/24 – Twitter: “64 Times the Biden Administration Intentionally Undermined Border Security and Encouraged More Illegal Immigration” ⬇️ 🔗: https://t.co/73SMGT8x7e”