Migrant Numbers Skyrocketing, Yet White House Insists Biden Has “Done More Than Anybody” to Secure the Southern Border – Critics Aren’t Holding Back

The number of illegal immigrants crossing the United States at the southern border is higher than ever. Despite the record-breaking numbers, Biden’s press secretary said he has done more than anyone else to secure the country’s borders. Here’s the full story. 

Biden Misses Important Meeting

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President Biden missed a meeting with New York Governor Kathy Hochul to discuss the migrant crisis in New York.

Although he wasn’t able to attend, Bident sent Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas along with his chief of staff.

He Has a Lot on His Plate

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Biden said he has a “very good relationship” with the governor.

The White House Press Secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre, said the president missed the meeting because he “has a lot on his plate.”

Press Secretary Defends President

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Jean-Pierre defended the president’s absence from the meeting. She said the fact that Biden had “his top people” meeting with Hochul showed how important the meeting was to him. 

The Question

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Jean-Pierre was asked what she “would say to congressional Democrats who are upset that the White House has not done more to secure the border through executive action.”

The Answer

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The press secretary replied saying, “The president has done more to secure the border, to deal with this issue of immigration, than anybody else.” She ended the statement with, “He really has!”

Jean-Pierre Shouts Out

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According to Jean-Pierre, “June saw the single largest month-to-month drop in unlawful border crossings because of the policies this president put in place.” She also said there were a “record number” of federal agents and officers working at the border “because of the funding this president secured.”

Biden Wants to Be Respectful

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During the press briefing, Jean-Pierre said the president has done “what he can” to manage the border in a “safe and humane” way that is respectful to every human.

Opposite of Securing

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X user Corey Chaloner said, “They literally welded open the gates [at the border] so they can’t close.” Corey called this move the “opposite of securing” the southern border.

Broken System

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Jean-Pierre called the system “broken” and said that Republicans “refuse to work with the White House in a bipartisan way.”

Republican Political Stunt

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The press secretary said the White House is willing to work with Congress and with Republicans, but “they keep turning it into a political stunt.”

Dictated by Politics

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Fellow Democrat Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in an interview that immigration is the Biden administration’s biggest weakness. She said, “This is one area where our policy is dictated by politics.”

Political Repercussions

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Ocasio-Cortez said she and other “progressive lawmakers” have made policy recommendations to the Biden administration, but they don’t listen because “they fear political repercussions.”

Ideas for Relief

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The recommendations and suggestions would provide relief on the immigration crisis in the United States, said Ocasio-Cortez. 

Who’s Border, Ukraine?

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After hearing about what the White House Press Secretary said, one X user questioned if the remarks were actually in regards to the “Ukraine border” because of how much support the Biden administration has sent to Ukraine.

Biden Has Made Things Worse

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Ryan Wasielewski fought back saying Biden “has done less than anyone.” He called Biden a “domestic terrorist” who has “purposefully made things worse.”

Bold Face Lies

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@Erich2theB posted on X, formerly known as Twitter, saying, “They just bold face lie to the whole country daily. They don’t even care that everybody knows it’s not true.”

Trump’s Fault

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One person excused Biden by saying the immigration crisis was “Trump’s fault, no question.” One reply to this comment argued that former President Trump “had the borders under control hours after he took office.”

Crime at the Border

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Cities and states across America are overwhelmed with migrants who have entered the country illegally. During 2022, Federal authorities reported “more than 2.3 million arrests” along the US – Mexico border.

Biden “Refuses” to Secure the Border

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Texas Governor Greg Abbot said “while Biden refuses to secure the border,” Texas is taking matters into their own hands to “stop illegal immigrants, deadly drugs, and weapons from entering our country.”

Gen Z Is Lonely Thanks to “Flexible” Remote Work, Falling Behind

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Let’s face it. Remote work brings strong emotions from both sides. Those who are in favor say it will help with work-life balance, save on commuting costs and a net benefit to the employee. Gen Z Is Lonely Thanks to “Flexible” Remote Work, Falling Behind

DeSantis Is Keen to Pardon Trump and Move On From ‘Past Controversies?’ – What’s Behind This ‘Fresh Start’ Initiative?

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In a recent sit-down interview with conservative political commentator Megyn Kelly, Ron DeSantis implied that he would consider pardoning former President Donald Trump if he were to win the presidency. DeSantis Is Keen to Pardon Trump and Move On From ‘Past Controversies?’ – What’s Behind This ‘Fresh Start’ Initiative?

Adidas Accused of “Erasing Women” After Using a “Male Looking Model” to Launch Range of Women’s Swimwear

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Sportswear giant Adidas has found itself at the center of controversy and calls for a boycott after releasing a new range of women’s swimwear featuring a model who appears to be a man. Here’s the full story. Adidas Accused of “Erasing Women” After Using a “Male Looking Model” to Launch Range of Women’s Swimwear

“A Circus” – Between Biden’s Faux Pas and 90-Year-Old Senator Feinstein’s Confusion, Is Anyone in Power Fit to Run the Country? Just Say, ‘Aye’ or ‘Nay’!

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In a recent committee vote, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a prominent figure in American politics, appeared confused, adding to the mounting worries about her physical decline impacting her role in Congress. Here’s the full story. “A Circus” – Between Biden’s Faux Pas and 90-Year-Old Senator Feinstein’s Confusion, Is Anyone in Power Fit to Run the Country? Just Say, ‘Aye’ or ‘Nay’!

“Walk Off the Field” – Trans Athlete Competes in Women’s Rugby Team, Injuring Other Players With Violent Tackles – Is This a Valid Concern?

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Recent events in the rugby community have sparked a heated debate surrounding safety and fairness when transgender players compete against cisgender athletes. Here’s the full story. “Walk Off the Field” – Trans Athlete Competes in Women’s Rugby Team, Injuring Other Players With Violent Tackles – Is This a Valid Concern?

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