For many supporters of former President Donald Trump, the crisis on the southern border was a major priority in their political decision-making over the course of the last few years. This was something that Donald Trump ran a great deal of his campaign on, and a constant source of headache for him while in office as the Democrats worked their fingers to the bone in an attempt to slow him down.
Now, with Joe Biden in office, many are concerned that the crisis on the border could spill over into new, uncharted territory.
One prominent Republican recently paid a visit to the scene, and what he’s reporting back to us does not sound good for the Biden administration.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., urged President Biden Monday to visit the southern border and see “what he’s created,” blaming the administration’s policies for an alarming migrant and drug smuggling crisis.take our poll - story continues below
“He needs to come to this border, look what has happened, at what he’s created, and change it,” McCarthy told Fox News correspondent Griff Jenkins.
McCarthy and 12 other House Republicans visited the border Monday as they continued to criticize the White House over the surge in migrant crossings since Biden took office. The surge includes a large number of unaccompanied children, some of whom McCarthy met during his trip.
McCarthy did not mince his words.
“It’s worse than a crisis. I thought I would see a crisis, but this is really a human heartbreak,” he said. “We have our brand-new facility to care for these children and they built it beyond capacity, thinking they would never reach it. Today, they just set the anniversary that they broke capacity, more than 1,040 children, and it’s only growing every day. What that means is 120 of these border agents, that are doing an extraordinary job in unbelievable times, can’t be on the border protecting us.”
And we’re all sure that the press would love to ask the President about the situation, but Joe Biden has yet to hold a press conference after nearly 60 days in office.
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