Cruz, Mayorkas clash over ‘Biden cages’ for migrant kids in hearing

Cruz, Mayorkas clash over ‘Biden cages’ for migrant kids in hearing


Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) peppered Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas with repeated questions Tuesday about children the lawmaker said were being held in “Biden cages” at the US border with Mexico. 

“How many children have been in the Biden cages in calendar year 2021?” the Texas Republican asked Mayorkas during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. 

“Senator, I respectfully disagree with your use of the term ‘cages,’” Mayorkas responded.

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“Fine, you can disagree with it,” Cruz rejoined. “How many children have been in the Biden cages? I’ve been to the Biden cages, I’ve seen the Biden cages. How many children have you detained at the Donna [Texas] tent facility in the cages you built to hold kids? How many children have been in those

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