The Department of Homeland Security is under fire after unveiling a new program to monitor and counter what it considers to be “disinformation.” One America’s Pearson Sharp explains how the program may actually be used to police free speech in America.
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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.
According to Ohio Senate candidate J.D. Vance, the Biden administration is trying to control speech in America.
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.
Large groups of illegal migrants are caught crossing the U.S. border in Texas. According to Rio Grand Valley Customs and Border Protection, 226 illegal immigrants were apprehended at a single crossing site within 24-hours.
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.