Psaki Stonewalls Queries on Press Access to Border FacilitiesEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

The Biden administration has repeatedly championed its commitment to transparency, but won’t let reporters into facilities holding child immigrants near the U.S. border. A growing surge of illegal border crossings, including a jump in unaccompanied minors, has led to intense scrutiny of the administration’s immigration policies. At the same time, reporters have clamored for access to facilities housing the child immigrants. White House press secretary Jen Psaki has repeatedly stonewalled questions on when that access will be granted. “We remain committed to doing that,” she told reporters at the White House in Washington on Wednesday. The administration is working with the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services, which oversee the facilities, to arrange tours, while “respecting the privacy and, obviously, the health protocols required by COVID,” she said. Pressed on why the administration itself also hasn’t released images from the facilities, Psaki added: “We remain committed to …Read More

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