Two months in, the Biden administration is already failing to uphold the transparency it promised on day one.
— RNC Research (@RNCResearch) March 24, 2021
“The access being granted today, for the pool, is of a facility that is aspirational of where you want to move these children,” a reporter asked, to which Psaki responded affirmatively.
“What about access to the facilities where there is overcrowding, and there is an actual problem,” the reporter continued. “Why was this one chosen over those?”
Psaki, unsurprisingly, completely failed to answer the question and instead spoke on the administration’s process of granting media access to the facilities.
“We’re also open to providing access there, and this is just the first step in a process of providing greater access to the media,” Psaki said.
The facility the reporter referenced is the Department of Homeland Security’s facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas. The Biden administration will reportedly allow just one active camera when a group of White House correspondents visits.
As limited as access already is,