Sen. Ted Cruz dropped a disturbing video Friday night of severely overcrowded circumstances at migrant detention facilities close to the US-Mexico border.
“These are the Biden cages. (Faces blurred.) Hundreds of youngsters, within the midst of a pandemic, crammed in at 1500% capability,” the Texas senator tweeted together with video. “That is simply one of many ‘pods’ at Donna. There are SEVEN extra, equally full.”
Cruz led a delegation of 18 GOP senators to examine the border crisis and the circumstances of migrants.
“We simply noticed a lifeless physique floating on the Rio Grande coming by, somebody who died crossing little question with a trafficker. That is inhumane what’s going on.” Cruz mentioned at a press convention flanked by his fellow lawmakers. “Joe Biden and the Biden administration have made selections which can be inflicting these folks to endure and to do that in a pandemic is especially irresponsible.”
Cruz made headlines earlier that day after tweeting out footage of what he mentioned had been “smugglers” on the Mexican aspect of the river.
“They’ve been shining their flashlights at us, they’re yelling at us,” Cruz mentioned.
In current weeks the US-Mexico border has seen a surge of migrants from South and Central America drawn by guarantees Biden has made to just accept asylum seekers and expectations that he’ll reform immigration guidelines.