A reporter said to President Joe Biden at his March 25 press conference, “The customs and border protection facility in Donna, Texas, I was there, is at 1,556% capacity ...”
“Yep,” Biden interjected.
“... right now, with mostly unaccompanied minors. There are kids that are sleeping on floors. They are packed into these pods. I’ve spoken to lawyers who say that they — some of these children have not seen the sun in days. What’s your reaction? What is your reaction to these images that have come out from that particular facility? Is what’s happening inside acceptable to you? And when is this going to be fixed?”
“Is it acceptable to me?” Biden responded. “Come on. That’s why we’re going to be moving a thousand of those kids out quickly. That’s why I got Fort Bliss opened up. That’s why I’ve been working from the moment this started to happen to try to find additional access for children to be able to safely, not just children, but particularly children, to be able to safely be housed while we follow through on the rest of what’s happening. That is totally unacceptable.”
Let’s ask ourselves: Would President Donald Trump have ever admitted that conditions were horrible under his watch? Or that his lack of a proper response made it that way? Nope. He likely would have blamed it all on “fake news.”
That’s the difference: Biden tells the truth, while Trump almost never did.
Peter W. Johnson
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