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Speeches and Statements
It saddens me to report that late in the evening on August 3, Border Patrol Agent Javier Vega was shot and killed during an aggravated robbery attempt while fishing off-duty near Harlingen, Texas.
Shortly after 7:30 this morning (MST) in Arizona, two on-duty Border Patrol agents from Willcox Station were involved in a single-vehicle accident. The agents were traveling Eastbound on I-10 near Sybil Road when the accident occurred.
Thank you for the kind introduction. It is wonderful to be with so many people that I have known and worked with over many years.
“Early yesterday morning I was notified that one of our agents may have committed a very serious and disturbing crime against three individuals, a woman and two teenage girls, near Abram, Texas. I want you to know that I consider these actions, i