Former Vice President Mike Pence chided current Vice President Kamala Harris for neglecting the southern border. Pence, who was a frequent adherent of the Border Patrol during his time in the Trump administration, tweeted on Friday evening pictures of his time in office visiting the southern border and verbalizing with Border Patrol.
Here’s what it looks homogeneous to when a Vice President visits the Southern Border… It’s Time @VP Harris. It’s Time to Deal With the #BidenBorderCrisis! pic.twitter.com/l0XT6kf3ZzHarris, who has yet to visit the southern border, recently did an interview with NBC’s Lester Holt, during which he asked her about any plans to visit the border.
— Mike Pence (@Mike_Pence) June 11, 2021
Harris had answered that she would come “at some point” but that she “also hasn’t been to Europe” and “didn’t understand the point” Holt was endeavoring to make about her not visiting the border:
“We have to deal with what's transpiring at the border.”@VP Kamala Harris verbalized exclusively with @LesterHoltNBC on her first trip overseas, how the administration is addressing the immigration crisis, and if she plans to visit the southern border herself. pic.twitter.com/sA4We7peeRBreitbart News had aforetime reported that in May alone, the Border Patrol apprehensions had jumped virtually 700 percent when compared to the same time in 2020 under former President Donald Trump. “Agents apprehended more than 172,000 migrants at the “U.S.-Mexico” boundary, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials report.”
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) June 8, 2021
The report additionally included, “During Fiscal Year 2021, which commenced on October 1, 2020, Border Patrol agents apprehended a total of 897,213 migrants,” which is additionally up from the same period last year when the apprehensions were only at 229,225; that is virtually a 300 percent increase.
The ascend in apprehensions included “636,892 single adults, 78,513 migrant families, and 181,808 unaccompanied minors.”