The Invasion Script: Republicans Launch Their Border War, Just in Time for Midterms
Behind the political saber-rattling in Arizona and Texas is Ken Cuccinelli, Trump’s former acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
Last week, Arizona’s attorney general, Mark Brnovich, released a legal opinion in which he argued that the U.S. Constitution allows the state’s governor to invoke “war powers” and send the National Guard to its 370-mile-long border with Mexico to fight an “invasion” of drug cartels and gangs.
“The violence and lawlessness at the border caused by transnat…
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