During an appearance on FBN’s “Mornings with Maria,” Rep. Lance Gooden (R-TX) blasted the Biden administration for the handling of the U.S.-Mexico border, which he said was sending the wrong message to the rest of the world.
According to the Texas Republican lawmaker, the takeaway based on U.S. policy was the border is open.
“The Trump administration did a really good job of discouraging illegal immigration,” he said. “A message was very clearly sent to people across the world, that illegal entry into the United States is not going to be accepted. In this administration, the Biden ministration has actually encouraged that and when there have been problems rather than admitting, hey, we’ve got a problem we need to fix. They do things like move COVID relief funds around to help pay for some of these detention facilities. But really, I think the main issue here is we