Watch Greg Abbott, Dan Patrick and Dennis Bonnen's unexpected press conference
The "Big Three" announced additional National Guard deployments to the border and bashed Congress for failing to do more to halt a surge in migration.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen held a join press conference in Austin Friday afternoon, announcing the state will deploy 1,000 troops from the Texas National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more here.
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