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House Oversight Committee Wants To Have Words With All Border Sector Chiefs

The House Oversight Committee is reportedly going to extend its current investigation into the Biden administration’s horrible border policies as millions of illegal migrants continue to flood into the United States along the border we share with Mexico.

Committee Chairman James Comer, a Kentucky Republican, whose panel has already questioned two Border Patrol sector chiefs during the first hearing in the first part of February, now wants to see transcribed interviews with the remaining seven chiefs who are currently overseeing sections along the border, according to a report from Axios.

“The uniqueness of each sector demonstrates a need for the Committee to obtain additional information regarding other sectors on the southern border,” Comer went on to write in a letter addressed to Border Patrol Acting Commissioner Troy Miller sent Sunday.

Here’s more information from Newsmax:

Comer added that the interviews would be conducted at the border to “accommodate the Chief Patrol Agents’ schedules and minimize impact to agency operations.”

Late last month, Comer sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas accusing DHS of trying to prevent four sector chiefs from testifying before the panel. The committee then “accommodated DHS, accepting only two Chief Patrol Agents as witnesses, representing the Tucson and Rio Grande Valley sectors.”

Now, Comer wants to hear from the remaining sector chiefs.

“As one witness emphasized, ‘if you’ve seen one Border Patrol sector, you have only seen one Border Patrol sector,'” Comer went on to say in the letter to Miller.

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“One of the witnesses testified that Border Patrol agents have valuable information and experience to guide lawmakers in search of legislative solutions,” he continued.

Comer has requested testimony from border chiefs in the San Diego, El Centro, Yuma, El Paso, Big Bend, Del Rio, and Laredo Sectors.

Comer, in a letter from Jan. 27, accused the DHS of “obstructing congressional oversight.”

“Instead of working to facilitate the testimony of those law enforcement professionals, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is refusing to permit the four invited Chief Patrol Agents to appear and provide live testimony at a Committee hearing. DHS is obstructing congressional oversight,” Comer stated to Mayorkas.

“DHS pays lip service to its own internal protocols in making this determination, and even argues that it is DHS’s prerogative — not Congress’s — to determine for congressional committees who would be an appropriate witness,” he added.

The border crisis has been going on ever since Joe Biden took office. He’s taken no serious action in order to seal off the open spaces and to enforce the law, which would bring this whole situation to a quick end. Instead, he’s allowing illegal immigrants to come into the country in record numbers, burdening border states, increasing crime rates, and causing havoc and chaos in small communities that are not equipped to handle immigration of this magnitude.

Time for him to be held accountable for it.