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Migrant Says He Came To Us Border Because Biden Was Elected, Would Not Have Tried To Cross Under Trump

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A South American migrant who recently crossed the U. S.-Mexico border said he did so “basically” because Joe Biden was elected president and would not have tried to cross under former President Donald Trump.

The man spoke to ABC “This Week” anchor Martha Raddatz at the border in Tucson, Arizona, saying he traveled from Brazil to Mexico with his wife and their three kids with the hope of entering the U. S.

“Would you have tried to do this when Donald Trump was president?” Raddatz asks the man in a clip aired Sunday and tweeted by Steve Guest, a special advisor to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

“Definitely not,” replies the migrant, who asked that his face not be shown.

“Did you come here because Joe Biden was elected president?” Raddatz asks.

The man elaborates that violence in his country was the main reason for uprooting his family and coming to the U. S. border, adding that Biden was his second reason for making the dangerous trip.

In another clip, a migrant who traveled from Guatemala with her 10-year-old son tells Raddatz in Juarez, Mexico, that she … (Read more)

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