In an interview Monday at the southern border, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy called on President Biden to come see for himself that the surge of migrants since he took office is “more than a crisis.”
The California Republican was alluding to the administration’s refusal to describe the overwhelming of the immigration system as a “crisis” and instead call it a “challenge” that is being managed.
Speaking to Fox News in El Paso after touring nearby border facilities with 12 other Republicans, McCarthy said Biden’s reversal of Trump policies is to blame.
“This is where he should bring Air Force One. This is where he should look the people in the eye,” McCarthy said of Biden. “This is where he should talk to the border agents and let them know that this is beyond a crisis.”
The congressman said Biden “can continue to deny it, but the only way to solve it is to first