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Ted Cruz Shares Video Of ‘Biden Cages’ Amid Border Visit, Kids “Crammed In At 1500% Capacity’

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Texas GOP Senator Ted Cruz shared a video Friday evening that appeared to show “thousands of kids” inside an overcrowded U. S. southern border facility—but his blame against President Joe Biden was not shared by Democratic members of Congress.

Cruz joined a group of 19 Senate Republicans Friday during a visit to U. S. border facilities in which they sought to corroborate their own claims that the Biden administration has encouraged an immigration crisis.

He said the president and federal border authorities have allowed children to be “crammed” into already overcrowded migrant centers during the coronavirus pandemic.

“These are the Biden cages. (Faces blurred.) Thousands of kids, in the midst of a pandemic, crammed in at 1500% capacity. This is just one of the ‘pods’ at Donna. There are SEVEN more, equally full,” Cruz tweeted Friday evening.

Cruz and fellow Texas GOP Senator John Cornyn led a group of their Senate Republican colleagues in joining U. S. Border Patrol on a midnight shift Friday night along the Rio Grande in Hidalgo County.

“Those migrant numbers are rising, and they are rising because of the Biden administration’s mistakes,” Cruz told reporters Friday, adding that drug cartel members were taunting the GOP lawmakers during the visit.

But while Cruz and several GOP senators pointe… (Read more)

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