Head of National Border Patrol Council Slams Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez In Op-Ed

The Federalist | 7/3/2019 | Tristan Justice
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Brandon Judd, the president of the National Border Patrol Council, a union of Border Patrol agents, accused freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D–N.Y.) of trying to “dehumanize” Border Patrol agents with her inflammatory remarks in recent weeks surrounding the freshman congresswoman’s trip to detention facilities on the U.S-Mexican border.

“I am personally and professionally offended by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s outrageous, inflammatory and false claims about the dedicated law enforcement officers I represent,” Judd wrote in a Fox News op-ed on Tuesday, going after Ocasio-Cortez for comparing agents securing U.S. borders and detention facilities to Nazis and concentration camps. “By comparing Border Patrol agents to Nazis, Ocasio-Cortez is trying to dehumanize us.”

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“This is a horrible insult to the memories of the innocent men, women and children slaughtered by the Nazis, and to our Border Patrol agents—implying that our agents are no different from the Nazi butchers,” Judd asserted. “The outrageousness of this vicious slander is breathtaking—especially coming from a member of Congress.”

Judd went on to defend Border Patrol agents and pushed back against Ocasio-Cortez’s claim, lodged earlier this week that women held in detention on the...
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