Decrying ‘sanctuary cities,’ Texas Gov. Greg Abbott threatens to cut millions to Travis County

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has threatened to cut millions to Travis County over the local sheriff’s pledge that it will no longer fully cooperate with federal immigration officials.

Sheriff Sally Hernandez, a Democrat elected in November, said Friday her department would stop honoring all federal requests to detain suspects who might be in the United States illegally, the Austin-American Statesman first reported.  more info…http://www.dallasnews.com/news/texas-politics/2017/01/20/decrying-sanctuary-cities-texas-gov-gregabbott-threatens-cut-millions-travis-county