Border agents stunned after Biden vows retribution over false claims: '
From Johnny@21:1/5 to All on Fri Sep 24 15:44:45 2021
By Adam Shaw , Peter Hasson , Bill Melugin , Griff Jenkins
Published 2 hours ago
EXCLUSIVE: President Biden on Friday left Border Patrol agents stunned
after repeating debunked claims that Del Rio agents whipped or
"strapped" Haitian migrants, while promising to make those agents
Biden weighed in on the controversy over images that emerged Sunday of
agents on horseback blocking Haitian migrants from entering the U.S.
Claims that agents, who were using long reins to control their horses,
were using "whips" were quickly debunked by officials and other agents
– but activists and elected Democrats have continued to fuel it. The photographer who took the images said Friday he did not see any agents
On Friday, amid an ongoing investigation into the agents – who have now
been shifted to desk duty – and a day after the Biden administration
barred the use of horses in Del Rio, the president tore into those
"To see people treated like they did, horses barely running over,
people being strapped – it's outrageous," Biden said, making a whipping motion with his hand. "I promise you, those people will pay. There will
be an investigation underway now and there will be consequences. There
will be consequences."
"Would you go to work and do your best knowing that if you do your boss
is going to ‘make you pay’?" one agent told Fox News. "I'm dumbfounded
and don't know what to say."
The photographer that took the pictures said he didn't see the Border
Patrol whipping anyone, yet Biden takes the work of liberal activists
over his Border Patrol agents.
More than 1.1 million illegal immigrants have been processed by Border
Patrol from January to July this year, a sign of America’s ever
worsening border crisis. This isn’t even counting the estimated 300,000
who have evaded capture. At this rate, by the end of the year, those
entering the country illegally will match the population of Houston,
the United States’ fourth-largest city, with 2.3 million people.