Immigration, Politics

Watch: Biden Adviser Asked Why Border Visit Wasn’t ‘Worth His Time?

A journalist pressed a top White House adviser Sunday on why President Joe Biden declined to visit the southern border during a recent visit to Arizona.

Margaret Brennan, moderator of CBS News’s “Face the Nation,” challenged Keisha Lance Bottoms, director of the White House’s Office of Public Engagement, to provide an explanation after Biden said earlier this month he was forgoing a trip to the border because “there are more important things going on.” As noted by Fox News, Biden has yet to visit the U.S.-Mexico border during his presidency as illegal crossings hit record highs.

After Bottoms argued, “simply because people don’t see the president at the border, doesn’t mean that he’s not working,” Brennan retorted, “Right. But why doesn’t he go to the border? Read more…

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