‘This is Illegal’: Republicans Question Biden Administration’s Ban of Drones at Epicenter of Border CrisisEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

The Biden administration ban on drones at the new epicenter of the border crisis may not be legal, according to Senate Republicans. The Federal Aviation Administration, or FAA, imposed on Thursday the no-fly-zone for drones and other unmanned aircraft in Del Rio, Texas, where thousands of illegal immigrants have amassed. “I believe that the reason that they’re limiting drone usage is because they don’t want the American public to know, and I think this is illegal,” Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) said on “Fox & Friends.” Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) also questioned the drone ban, which he said has grounded drones that were being used by news organizations to cover the border crisis. “Any government stifling of First Amendment activities is unacceptable,” Johnson wrote to Troy Miller, acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The ban was imposed on the same day that Fox News flew a drone in the …Read More

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