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President Joe Biden speaks during the opening ceremony at the Summit of the Americas Wednesday, June 8, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Biden tries to lead Western Hemisphere on economy, migration

The Biden administration attempted to solve economic and migration woes with the country’s neighbors. Joe Biden promoted his economic policies to the Western Hemisphere as inflation cripples America’s middle class. While speaking at the Summit of the America’s in Los Angeles Wednesday, he took a swipe at the tax cuts of the Trump administration.



FILE - In this March 16, 2020, file photo, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks during a news conference in San Antonio. Gov. Abbott, in defending Texas' near-ban on abortions, says women and girls who are raped won't be forced to give birth because the new law "provides at least six weeks for a person to be able to get an abortion." But that's not how pregnancy works. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tours southern border

Texas Governor Greg Abbott made a visit to the southern border on Wednesday, to get a first-hand look at President Joe Biden’s migrant crisis. The governor toured Texas National Guard and Texas Department of Public Safety border security assets in Eagle Pass, Texas. 



Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas listens to Raul Ortiz, Chief, U.S. Border Patrol, as he tours the section of the border wall with Mexico, Tuesday, May 17, 2022, in La Joya, Texas. (Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP, Pool)

Ariz. Border Patrol agents report increased migrant activity

Border Patrol agents in Arizona are preparing for the expiration of Title 42. Agents say they are experiencing a surge in migrant encounters near their checkpoint in Tucson. On Wednesday, they voiced that their encounters are vastly different from those reported in other border states such as Texas and California.


Migrants walk on a dirt road after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Tuesday, March 23, 2021, in Mission, Texas. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Rep. McCarthy leads delegation of GOP reps. to southern border

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.