Alexandra Pelosi: Media, Obama admin enabling ‘human trafficking’ at the border

Noah Rothman
Hot Air

…The problem at the border has grown so bad that the president was asked by ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on Friday to clearly, unequivocally ask Central American would-be migrants to stay home.

“Our message absolutely is don’t send your children unaccompanied on trains or through a bunch of smugglers,” the president said. “That is our direct message to families in Central America. Do not send your children to the borders. If they do make it, they’ll get sent back. More importantly, they may not make it.”

But Pelosi noted that the problem America faces on its borders is not one that can be solved by rhetoric. In fact, she said, the issue has been exacerbated by American politicians and the media – including the president.

She added that the press and the political class, by not clearly asserting that bad actors on the other side of the border are funneling migrants into the United States, American institutions are complicit in a humanitarian crisis…



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Related:  (Nancy) Pelosi on the Border:  We Have to Use This ‘Crisis’ as an ‘Opportunity’  (video)

…Pelosi explained, “We are all Americans — north and south in this hemisphere,” and urged America to see this as not a crisis but an opportunity “to be helpful.” She also said she wished she could simply “take home” the thousands of children temporarily housed in the overburden facilities.

According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency, in the past fiscal year more than 47,000 unaccompanied children have crossed the border into the United States through Mexico with the majority coming from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador…



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Update: American Security Contractors: Mexican Military Pushed Drug Mules Across U.S. Border!

A group of American independent security contractors on the ground in Arizona witnessed smugglers and mules running for the American side of the border, when a Mexican military helicopter shot at U.S. border patrol agents…



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