White House Walks Back Statement on Agreements With Mexico, Guatemala, and HondurasEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday shifted its portrayal of ongoing discussions with Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras, acknowledging no formal agreements were reached on those countries building up their forces at their respective borders. There was no “formal agreement,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters in Washington. “We never described it as a formal declaration or a formal agreement, but additional steps that they were taking to increase personnel at the border. And those are steps you can confirm with those countries that they have taken,” she added. Earlier in the week, Psaki said it was fair to say that agreements with the three countries were struck recently, in the past few weeks. “There have been a series of bilateral discussions between our leadership and the regional governments of Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala. Through those discussions, there was a commitment, as you mentioned, to increase border security,” she …Read More

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