The White House called the video of an interaction between a migrant child abandoned in the Rio Grande Valley and a Border Patrol agent “heartbreaking.”
White House press secretary Jen Psaki was asked during Wednesday’s press briefing if President Joe Biden had seen the video of the 10-year-old Nicaraguan child who said he was left on a rural road near La Grulla, Texas. The boy approached a Border Patrol agent on April 1 and asked for help after the group he was traveling with separated from him.
“I don’t have any response from the president directly. What I can convey is, for any of us who have seen that video, it is heartbreaking,” Psaki said, adding that the video should be a warning about the difficulties of the journey.
“It’s a reminder of how treacherous the journey is, and it is a