WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) right this moment joined Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) in asking Division of Homeland Safety (DHS) Inspector Normal Joseph Cuffari to analyze the Biden administration insurance policies which have produced the worst border disaster in U.S. historical past.
“A number of sources have confirmed to Congress that the Biden Administration was warned by profession professionals that the fast implementation of a number of border and immigration insurance policies would result in a predictable surge on the border. Our concern is that the Biden Administration proceeded to implement these insurance policies regardless of the hurt they might trigger to our border and immigration system. Furthermore, the Biden Administration didn’t take sufficient steps to organize for the ensuing surge and consequently, a humanitarian disaster has developed,” the senators wrote.
“Congress and the American individuals should know if the border disaster was preventable and even worse, intentional,” they continued.
The senators requested Cuffari to offer a complete evaluation and report of the disaster and associated data. The request contains “[a]ll data offered to the Biden transition group relating to the border, particularly what data was conveyed both in briefings, paperwork, or communications relating to the results of undoing the previous Trump Administration’s immigration and border safety measures.”
The senators additionally requested the entire variety of unlawful aliens that the federal government has processed and launched into the inside of the U.S. in addition to a breakdown of all vetting procedures used earlier than the administration releases unlawful aliens into the inside of the nation.
Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Invoice Hagerty (R-Tenn.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.), Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), John Thune (R-S.D.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) additionally signed the letter.
Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) and greater than 80 different members of the Home of Representatives signed the letter as nicely.
In March 2021, Kennedy visited the U.S.-Mexico border to witness the consequences that the Biden administration’s reckless immigration insurance policies are having on America and on weak girls and kids by the hands of cartels and human traffickers.
That March, Kennedy additionally introduced the Empowering Immigration Courts Act, the Terrorist Deportation Act, the Felony Alien Gang Member Elimination Act and the Felony Alien Elimination Clarification Act to empower immigration courts and make harmful aliens deportable.
In November 2021, Kennedy questioned DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on the Biden administration’s mishandling of the immigration disaster on the U.S.-Mexico border.
The letter is out there here.