Texas Gov. Abbott discusses Biden gun orders, border policy on FOX News

Texas Gov. Abbott discusses Biden gun orders, border policy on FOX News

President Biden said he wanted the Department of Justice to regulate so-called "ghost guns." TEXAS, USA — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is fighting back on President Joe Biden’s recent executive action on gun control . Last week, President Biden said he wanted the Department of Justice to regulate so-called "ghost guns," which are kits that can be purchased and made into a fully functioning gun, and limit stabilizing braces, which can turn a pistol into a short-barreled rifle. In an interview with FOX News on Sunday, Gov. Abbott said he doesn’t think it’s right for President Biden to do this. "I think that there is no acceptable way that a president, by executive order, can infringe upon second amendment rights or alter second amendment rights," said Abbott. "If the president really wanted to do something substantively, (what he) could do by executive order is to eliminate the backlog of complaints that have already been filed about gun crimes that have taken place." The governor claimed that there have been thousands of complaints about people providing false information to try and buy a gun, but the government has prosecuted fewer than 100 of those. Abbott also spoke on immigration, after more than 172,000 migrants were stopped at the border last month – the most in 20 years. The Biden administration is telling migrants not to come, but unlike the Trump administration, children who are traveling alone aren’t being sent back to their home countries. Gov. Abbott said this was a […]

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