The Biden administration’s claims this week that the president has visited the U.S. southern border are “completely false,” Texas Highway Patrol staff Lt. Christopher Olivarez said on Newsmax Saturday.
His comments to Newsmax’s “Saturday Report” come after White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said during a daily press briefing Wednesday that President Joe Biden had visited the border, before pivoting to say that since he took office, he has been “taking action to fix our immigration system and secure our border.”
“I’m not surprised, and we know those statements are completely false,” Olivarez said. “They continue to lie to the American people. It is a primary responsibility for the government to secure our border.”
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