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Psaki Says Biden Is Too Busy ‘Taking Actions’ To Visit The Border

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Wednesday that President Joe Biden is too busy “taking actions” to visit the border.

Psaki said Biden is focused on “taking actions and moving forward policies to ensure we are expediting the processing at the border, that we are opening more facilities, that we are putting in place policies that will move kids more quickly through the border patrol facilities, more quickly into safe and secure homes and that’s where his focus is.”

Biden told reporters Tuesday that he doesn’t anticipate going to the border. The president and his key advisors are traveling to battleground states this week to advance the American Rescue Plan, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Tuesday that the number of apprehensions at the southern border is set to reach a 20-year high, according to a statement from the Department of Homeland Security. Mayorkas said unaccompanied children aren’t being turned away, but the majority of single adults and families are.

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