(CNN)What's the old saying? The first step to fixing your problem is admitting you have one. And yet President Joe Biden's administration just can't take the first step when it comes to the crisis unfolding on our southern border.
Tens of thousands of immigrants from Central America and Mexico, including thousands of unaccompanied minors, are journeying to the border. In February, the US Customs and Border Protection says it tracked over 100,000 migrants crossing the southern border, almost a 30% increase over January. Nearly 10,000 were unaccompanied minors, and more than 14,000 of those minors are now in US custody.
And the problem worsens every day.
Yet White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday refused to characterize the situation as a "crisis," instead, calling it a "circumstance." This comes at the same time the Biden administration is restricting press access to border facilities, prompting backlash from CNN and other news organizations. The most recent photos....MORE HERE.
MORE ABOUT THE CRISIS, BREAKING, REPORT SAYS BIDEN UNDER INVESTIGATION BY GAO AT https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2021/03/more-on-escaating-border-crisis.html