White House press secretary Jen Psaki was forced to defend the Biden administration Monday as it faces plummeting poll numbers on it’s handling of the bourgeoning migrant crisis.
Speaking to reporters during a White House press briefing, Psaki was pressed about an Associated Press-NORC poll which found that 40 percent of Americans disapprove of how Biden is responding to the border situation, while just 24 percent approve.
Thirty-five percent did not have an opinion.
“If I read the poll correctly it also had 59 percent of Americans believing that unaccompanied children should be treated safely and be protected in that way, and 65 percent supported the reunification of families,” Psaki began.
“His focus right now is on expediting processing at the border, opening up additional facilities, addressing the root causes and restarting programs to incentivize the kids from applying from within their countries,” she continued.
The White House chief spokeswoman went on to say that it was inaccurate to argue