Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, eviscerated President Joe Biden's immigration policies Thursday, saying the administration is "moving rapidly toward open borders" in the "most radical immigration plan any administration has ever proposed in history."
''They have proposed allowing every single person who was deported from this country for the last four years to come back, and by the way, they don't make exceptions for criminals, for murderers, for rapists," Cruz told "The Michael Berry Show" on iHeartRadio. "I mean, it is utterly bizarre to have a federal administration refusing to enforce the law against violent criminals.
"And frankly, it makes our country more dangerous. It makes Texas more dangerous."
Cruz's remarks echoed the infamous "murderers and rapists" comments of former President Donald Trump, and even followed up with a similar "and some are very fine people."
"We are a nation of immigrants and there are wonderful people who come here and come here legally," Cruz told the podcast. "There's a right way to come.
"But today's Democratic Party has been radicalized where they're, you know, they're not even willing to enforce the law against violent criminals who are committing horrific crimes."
Biden had sought to halt Trump administration-ordered deportations, but U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton blocked Biden's Department of Homeland Security on it with a preliminary injunction this week.
The U.S. Southern District of Texas District Court, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, or the U.S. Supreme Court will now have to resolve the case.
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