NewsNation host Chris Cuomo tore into President Joe Biden’s administration for refusing to tackle the border crisis on Monday and accused both major political parties of allowing it to continue for their own gain.
“You heard all the politics about how there was going to be an invasion and now there’s literally almost no one here, and for you, the absence of people should be more frightening than seeing the big groups because when you see big groups, that means you know where migrants are,” said Cuomo live from the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas.
Cuomo said that while did not want to “create a boogeyman,” the absence of the migrants was alarming, and he criticized the media for refusing to cover the border just because it was absent of big crowds.
“The media made a big mistake taking a pass on this because we don’t have the spectacle of massive crowds, okay?” Cuomo said. “The absence should be more frightening because we need to know the answer of where they are, and it really is an indication of how broken this system is.”
The host suggested the lack of large groups of migrants at the border may indicate they’ve been moved deeper into the U.S.
Cuomo claimed the border was “not secure because that’s the way the people in power prefer it,” and he singled out both President Biden and the political left and right:
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