Biden Claims Republicans Want to Slash Border Funding, Real Answer Is Buried on Page 496 of WH Budget
President Joe Biden is looking to score points against his GOP rivals on immigration spending, but his budget proposal seems to refute his own claims.
In a Tuesday tweet, the president accused “MAGA House Republicans” of wanting to cut funding for Border Patrol, a slash that Biden claims would eliminate 2,000 badly needed border agents.
“My budget keeps our borders secure while expanding legal pathways for migrants seeking asylum,” Biden added.
MAGA House Republicans put out extreme budget proposals that would eliminate funding for over 2,000 border patrol agents – undermining our ability to combat drug trafficking.
My budget keeps our borders secure while expanding l …