President Joe Biden deepened his administration’s lies that mounted Border Patrol agents used “whips” against Haitian migrants at the southern U.S. border on Friday by claiming that “people were being strapped” and run over by horses.
“It was horrible to see. To see people treated like they did? Horses running them over? People being strapped? It’s outrageous,” Biden claimed.
The president repeated the administration’s promise to conduct an investigation into the incident, which started after footage and photos on social media went viral, and said that the people involved “will pay.”
“There will be consequences. It’s an embarrassment. It’s beyond an embarrassment, it’s dangerous, it’s wrong, it sends the wrong message around the world and sends the wrong message at home. It’s simply not who we are,” the president concluded.
Biden said he takes responsibility for the Haitian slum then threatened the mounted border patrol agents who were doing their job.
Joe Biden also spread falsehoods about the mounted agents and said they were whipping the black Haitians.
“Of course I take responsibility, I’m president. … To see people treated like they did, horses nearly running them over, people being strapped. It’s outrageous. I promise you those people will pay.”
.@POTUS on Border Patrol agents in Del Rio: “Of course I take responsibility, I’m president. … To see people treated like they did, horses nearly running them over, people being strapped. It’s outrageous. I promise you those people will pay.”https://t.co/BPa7voMRap pic.twitter.com/1NDhXJtUwX
— CSPAN (@cspan) September 24, 2021
But a video that was sent to us by one of our readers clearly shows that nobody was whipped or even threatened!
They were just doing their job — preventing illegals from entering the country.
The Biden administration has suspended the use of horse patrols at the U.S.-Mexico border crossing in Del Rio, Texas, White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced Thursday.
The Department of Homeland Security has opened an investigation into agents’ use of horses and placed the subjects of the investigation on administrative duties.
Some of the migrants at the border camp have been expelled on flights to Haiti, while others were allowed into the U.S. to seek asylum. There were just over 4,000 migrants in the camp Thursday morning, DHS officials said.
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