March 8, 2021 5:12 pm
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‘Lying to the American public’: Sara Carter slams Psaki on border crisis

Sara Carter went after White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Friday for labeling the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border a “crisis” instead of a “challenge,” accusing the Biden administration of lying about the situation, during a recent episode of her podcast “The Sara Carter Show.”

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“I don’t want to sound like a broken record here, but at what point does it become a crisis?” a reporter asked Psaki at a White House press briefing, in a clip that Carter played on “The Sara Carter Show” podcast.

“I would say I don’t think we need to meet your bar of what we need to call it,” Psaki replied. “We had the secretary of homeland security yesterday conveying it as a challenge.”

“We’ve provided numbers publicly about how serious that challenge is,” Psaki continued. “We of course, because we are approaching this humanely, and we are approaching this in a way where we will keep the children safe and in a great break with the past administration, and because we’re doing this at a time of COVID, that is even more challenge challenging because most of these facilities are at 40% capacity, hence the number of beds that are being being utilized.”

“But again,” she added, “we’re going to approach this without labeling, we’re going to approach this with policy, with humanity, and with a focus on what we can do to keep these kids safe.”

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“Oh my gosh, a ‘challenge,’ a ‘challenge.’ She doesn’t want you to know the truth. This administration is […] stunning. It’s stunning how they are consistently lying to the American public,” Carter charged.

“So while they have made you feel so horrible and berate anybody who doesn’t wear a mask, they’re letting people just stroll on into the United States—by the way, without identification on them, I saw it myself. In fact, the majority of people that come in don’t have identification on them,” the journalist claimed, referencing her trip last week to the border. “I saw a lot of people, and the people that I ran into were from Honduras, and El Salvador, and Guatemala. But there are so many people are arriving from other parts of the world.”

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