She wasn’t expecting this to happen.
According to the Daily Caller, Fox News anchor Chris Wallace slammed White House press secretary Jen Psaki for the Biden administration “contributing” to the crisis at the border.
“Isn’t the Biden administration contributing to this crisis by reversing the Trump policy which called for immediately returning migrant children who crossed the country, unaccompanied children who cross the border by themselves,” Wallace asked. “Border patrol officials are saying that you are creating a surge, and that by May we could see a bigger surge than we saw during the worst moments of the 2019 crisis on the border.”
“Well, Chris, the vast majority of families and adults are turned away at the border,” Psaki responded. “This is not the time to come and we have been very clear about that. But our approach in the Biden administration is that we think the most humane step we can take here is to have these children unaccompanied, kids under 18, not send them back to take a treacherous path forward.”
“But aren’t you, by changing the policy, aren’t you encouraging some of these young people to come, which means you’re going to have a bigger crisis on the border?” Wallace pressed. You can read the full article here.
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