Biden issued a scathing order to the Supreme Court

President Biden likes to act like a dictator. But this crosses a line.

And Biden just issued a scathing order to the Supreme Court that is terrifying conservatives.

The Biden administration has petitioned the Supreme Court to allow Border Patrol personnel to clear razor wire built by Texas on the U.S.-Mexico border to prevent migrants from getting into the state.

In a brief on Tuesday, the administration asserted that under federal law, it had the authority to remove concertina wire installed by Texas officials near the Rio Grande.

“Federal law unambiguously grants Border Patrol agents the authority, without a warrant, to access private land within 25 miles of the international border,” the Justice Department wrote in its appeal to the Supreme Court.

The DOJ also claimed that the razor wire, which was put along a 30-mile stretch of territory near Eagle Pass, Texas, makes it difficult for federal officers to access areas of the border.

“Like other law-enforcement officers, Border Patrol agents operating under difficult circumstances at the border must make context-dependent, sometimes split-second decisions about how to enforce federal immigration laws while maintaining public safety,” the filing states.

“But the injunction prohibits agents from passing through or moving physical obstacles erected by the State that prevent access to the very border they are charged with patrolling and the individuals they are charged with apprehending and inspecting.”

Texas sued the federal government last October, attempting to block border officials from cutting the razor wire.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit temporarily prohibited agents from cutting it in December.

Despite the possibility of a Supreme Court showdown, Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott promised on Tuesday to continue erecting border walls.

“Biden begs SCOTUS to let him cut razor wire TX installed on border. See you in court,” the Texas governor said in a post on X (formerly known as Twitter).

“Americans & courts will reject Biden’s hostility to immigration laws. TX will continue to deploy National Guard to build border barriers & repel illegal immigrants,” he added.

The Lone Star State and the Biden administration have been at odds over immigration enforcement in the face of record-high volumes of illegal border crossings, which Abbott claims have overwhelmed towns along the U.S.-Mexico border.

The Justice Department vowed to sue Texas this week if it enforced a new law that authorizes state officials to arrest, detain, prosecute, and deport illegal immigrants.

The DOJ also filed a lawsuit against the state for erecting a floating barrier in the Rio Grande, which courts have ordered Abbott to remove.

Texas has bused over 95,000 migrants to sanctuary areas such as New York and Chicago in an attempt to persuade President Biden to “reverse course on his open border policies,” according to Abbott.

Stay tuned to the DC Daily Journal.

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