(Joshua Paladino, Headline USA) In the White House briefing room on Monday, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan sounded like Kamala Harris when he explained that the border “system is a system that does an effective job.”
“How many people crossing the border that the U.S. government has no idea, like estimates of how many people are crossing, aren’t giving their names, aren’t giving IDs, aren’t able to verify who they are?” the reporter asked.
Without giving an answer, Sullivan said “we do have estimates” and “processes and procedures in place to identify those individuals.”
After demonstrating the Biden administration’s complete lack of control of the southern border, Sullivan completely lost touch with his talking points.
“We have believed that that system is a system that does an effective job of being able to determine who is coming across the border and what the right way to deal with their case is,” Sullivan babbled in his best cackling-Kamala imitation.
As the crisis at the US-Mexico border festers, Border Patrol has reduced the time that agents spend with each illegal alien, further eroding the background check system, according to reporter Ali Bradley.
Border Patrol sources telling me they’re being directed “to process faster” & get at least 10,000 migrants out of BP custody “by any means” ahead of DHS Secretary Mayorkas’ visit tomorrow—Agents say migrants will be returned voluntarily or released w/an NTA (notice to appear).
— Ali Bradley (@AliBradleyTV) December 12, 2022
Bradley added that Border Patrol officers routinely “clean house” to make the crisis look less severe when a “higher up” visits.
The border has reached such critical calamity that House Republicans are calling for the impeachment of Homeland Security Chief Alejandro Mayorkas.
Under Mayorkas’s watch there were nearly 2 million illegal immigrant encounters by border agents in 2021 and more than 2.3 million in fiscal year 2022. Those numbers don’t include a daily estimated average of more than 2,500 “gotaways” slipping into the country.