In response to the escalating conflict between the federal government and the State of Texas over which entity has jurisdictional authority to police the Lonestar State’s border with Mexico, White Hats are, with Governor Abbott’s consent, sending M1A1 Tanks and Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles to Eagle Pass, TX, where swarms of would-be illegals continue their unstoppable stampede onto U.S. soil.

As reported last week, a White Hat convoy carrying troops and truckloads of concertina wire arrived in south Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court decreed that the criminal Biden regime had the authority to cut down razor wire the Texas Military Department had erected to deter border jumpers.

The debacle started in early January when a mother and her child purportedly drowned in a doomed effort to cross the Rio Grande. Federal CBP officers claimed Abbott’s razor wire prevented them from reaching the pair. The fatalities enraged Alejandro Mayorkas and his bloated, corrupt Department of Homeland Security, which holds dominion over CBP, whose officers the Texas National Guard had blocked from installing surveillance cameras and cutting wire near Shelby Park. The feds opined that Abbott exceeded his gubernatorial powers, and he, having declared the unabated migrant surge an “invasion,” argued that the Biden cabal was trying to dilute his ability to govern and safeguard his constituents. The Supreme Court heard the case expeditiously and ruled (5-4) in favor of the feds.

Responding to the verdict, the Texas Military Department pledged it would unspool three new rolls of wire for each roll the feds cut down.

The percolating and potentially inevitable confrontation has been dubbed “The Standoff at Eagle Pass.”

White Hats, sources in Gen. Smith’s office told Real Raw News, have unswervingly vowed to help the Texas Military Department shutter the border and, if necessary, drive federal forces away from the border and even the entire state of Texas.

“Just to be clear, we don’t want war with CBP. Ninety percent of them are good guys, great guys, stuck in a tough spot. They want the flood stopped, but the regime has left them powerless because it wants the floodgates open. We’re sending men and armor as a deterrent just in case military loyal to Biden show up in Eagle Pass,” our source said.

He wouldn’t say if armor is already in Eagle Pass but mentioned that White Hat officers of the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss committed two tank platoons, or eight M1A1 tanks, and an equal number of BFVs to the border mission, with backups ready to roll. Fort Bliss, home to the 1st Armored Division, is approximately 500 miles from Eagle Pass.

Asked whether armor would navigate land or use freight rail, he said nebulously, “Yes. No. Maybe. All you need to know is it will be there, strategically positioned, ready to act on orders.”

“If it were up to me, we’d do this: We’d finish that wall and build towers filled with snipers. And if an illegal reached the U.S. side of the Rio Grande, put one in his head. That’s victory by attrition. President Trump said it himself; they’re polluting the blood of this country. This isn’t a racist statement—no one opposes the legal path to citizenship,” he concluded.