Skip to main content

Video: Perry Implies "Conspiracy" on Border Crisis

On ABC News' This Week, Gov. Rick Perry told host Martha Raddatz that the Obama administration is failing on border security and that the president's response is "about five years too late."

On ABC News' This Week, Gov. Rick Perry told host Martha Raddatz that he doesn't believe President Obama cares if the border is secure. 

"The federal government is just absolutely failing. We either have an incredibly inept administration, or they're in on this somehow or another. I mean, I hate to be conspiratorial, but I mean, how do you move that many people from Central America across Mexico and then into the United States without there being a fairly coordinated effort?" Perry said.

Watch video of his full interview:

ABC US News | ABC Sports News

Texans need truth. Help us report it.

Support independent Texas news

Become a member. Join today.

Donate now

Explore related story topics

Demographics Immigration State government Border Rick Perry State agencies