Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas hosted a press conference at the southern border. One America’s Jericho Dancel has more.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) reaffirmed his criticism of the Biden Administration’s disinformation board in a tweet Monday. Paul reiterated the government is responsible for spreading misinformation for political purposes.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said he was not aware that “disinformation czar” Nina Jankowicz may have a strong pro-Democrat bias.
House lawmakers grilled Secretary of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas during his testimony in front of the House Appropriations Committee.
House Republicans are demanding President Joe Biden pick up the pieces of the deteriorating situation at the southern border. On Monday, Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) led a group of Republicans to Eagle Pass, Texas, where he said the Biden administration has lost its grip on border security.
The Biden administration is giving illegal immigrants smartphones in an effort to keep tabs on them until their court date. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki confirmed the move Wednesday, saying it was part of the so-called Alternatives to Detention Program, which also utilizes GPS ankle monitors and smartlink to track immigrants.
Top Biden administration officials have continued to fan the flames of the crisis at the southern border. On Sunday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken defended the CDCs announcement last week that it would end the public health measure called Title 42 on May 23.