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Fox News host Tucker Carlson unveiled a series of emails that purport to show that the Biden administration has been covertly using the military to transport illegal aliens around the United States, and it’s all being funded by taxpayer dollars.
The move is one of the latest efforts Biden has come under fire for amid the ongoing migrant crisis at the U.S. southern border, which has seen hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants detained by border patrol since Biden took office in January.
Biden has been blasted for failing to contain the situation and instead appointed Vice President Kamala Harris to deal with the issue.
In a broadcast last Wednesday, Carlson revealed that his show was able to confirm that the Biden administration has enlisted the U.S. military to move illegal immigrants secretly around the country.
The alarming findings were revealed by a whistleblower from the Department of Defense who sent the Fox News host internal emails written by Lt. Col. Matthew Burrows of Laughlin Air Force Base in Texas.
In the emails, the commander warned soldiers from taking photos of the illegal immigrants and to refrain from documenting the activities of that personnel assigned to wrangle the migrants.
“This show has confirmed that the Biden administration has enlisted the U.S. military to move illegal immigrants secretly around our country,” he said on the broadcast. “That is happening at Laughlin Air Force Base in Texas. We know this is happening there because a man called Lt. Col. Matthew Burrows sent his subordinates an email spelling it out very clearly.”
Western Journal reports that the emails, which were leaked, advise U.S. military personnel of the presence of undocumented migrants in a note stating:
“Over the next few days, weeks, or months you may see passenger aircraft on our ramp transporting undocumented non-citizens. Please review the attached public affairs guidance on the issue.”
Carlson said that Burrows’ email instructed uniformed personnel to conceal the goings-on at the base, advising personnel to “not take photographs and refrain from posting anything on social media.”
Tucker added, “Lt. Col. Burrows offered no national security justification for keeping any of this secret because there is no national security justification for keeping it from the rest of us. He just told the people who work for him not to talk.”
The Biden administration’s apparent decision to ferry illegal aliens around the country from the border and the Pentagon’s acquiescence to his plans stands in stark contrast to the Trump administration’s efforts to deal with illegal immigrants, efforts of which were deflected by the Pentagon.
When Trump was in office, the Pentagon refused to protect the southern border, claiming that doing so would politicize the military.
“And yet, according to this document, here was the very same U.S. military leadership at the Pentagon helping the Biden administration — with maximum, enforced stealth, with secrecy — to subvert this country’s core immigration laws,” Carlson said.
Carlson added that the Department of Defense had confirmed the abuse of taxpayer dollars and military resources over these efforts.
“The Pentagon has confirmed it to us,” Carlson said. “Spokesman Chris Mitchell described the flights from Laughlin as a ‘noncitizen movement,’ part of what he called ‘the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s mission.’
“He told us then to direct any further questions to ICE. So we did,” continued Carlson. “We called ICE, multiple times. ICE did not deny they were using Laughlin Air Force Base to relocate large numbers of foreign nationals into the interior of our country and do it secretly. The question is: Where are these people going?”
“Apparently, Americans do not have a right to know where foreign nationals are being resettled in their own country,” Carlson said. “We do know, thanks to the Center for Immigration Studies, that the administration, the Biden administration, has been sending illegal migrants all over the country for some time now.”