MISSION, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday, Oct. 6, is scheduled to appear at a news conference with 10 other Republicans governors at the Texas-Mexico border.
The governor will address the ongoing surge of migrant crossings with his GOP colleagues in Mission, Texas, which is located just north of Reynosa, Mexico, in Hidalgo Country.
While a news release announcing the event has little in the way of specifics, the following governors are slated to be in attendance:
- Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
- Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp
- Idaho Gov. Brad Little
- Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds
- Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte
- Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts
- Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine
- Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt
- South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem
- Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon
Also scheduled to be in attendance are several law enforcement officials including Texas DPS Director Steve McCraw.
Abbott has traveled to Mission before. It was the border town where he announced Operation Lone Star, which integrates DPS with the National Guard in order to focus on the apprehension of members of Mexican drug cartels and other smugglers.