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July 11th, 2014
06:31 PM ET

Texas AG prepares to sue Obama administration over immigration failures

(CNN) – Republican Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, a candidate for governor in the Lone Star state, is considering suing the federal government for what he says is a crisis that has cost Texas tax payers $50 million.

"This is a huge challenge for the state of Texas," said Abbott.

"We expect the President to live up to his responsibility, and the federal government's responsibility to secure our border, and to address this unprecedented influx of immigrants from Central America," he said.

For more of our interview with Texas AG Greg Abbott, check out the video above.

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