Republican Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick blasted the Biden administration Thursday for blocking the state’s closure of six parts of entry on its border with Mexico, accusing it of beginning “a silent revolution” to take over the nation via elevated unlawful immigration.

Appearing on “The Ingraham Angle,” Patrick described the huge waves of immigrants trying to enter the U.S. as an “invasion,” mentioned that it was not licensed or welcomed by Texas, and claimed President Joe Biden and the Democrats have been trying to take over the nation “without firing a shot.” 

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday accused the Biden administration of flip-flopping, saying he was performing on a request from the federal authorities to help border patrol in shutting down crossings before the administration stopped the closures. A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) spokesperson later mentioned the administration was not in search of help from Texas.

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Patrick reiterated Abbott’s declare, telling host Laura Ingraham that the border patrol requested help in consequence of they have been “being overrun” by migrants, nonetheless they did not have permission from DHS to really ask for the help.

“Let me tell you something, Laura, and everyone watching: The revolution has begun. A silent revolution by the Democrat Party and Joe Biden to take over this country,” Patrick mentioned. “Tomorrow is Constitution Day and, folks, if you haven’t read it, you need to read Article 4, Section 4 very quickly.”

Patrick usually often known as on each “red state” to invoke Article 4, Section 4 of the Constitution as a way to tell Biden that the U.S. was being “invaded.” He then outlined invasion as “an unauthorized, uninvited, unwelcome incursion in your territory or property.”

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“This is not authorized by the state of Texas, it’s not welcomed by the state of Texas, or any other Republican state that I know, and they’re not invited,” he mentioned.

“Every red state should invoke this clause now because every red state is being impacted and the blue states apparently don’t care,” Patrick added. 

He described the “revolution” he was referring to in consequence of the federal authorities permitting tens of lots of of 1000’s of unlawful immigrants into the nation, who he claimed would have “two or three children,” to make tens of lots of of 1000’s of new voters that may help Democrats in future elections for letting them in.

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“Who do you think they’re going to vote for? This is trying to take over our country without firing a shot,” Patrick mentioned.