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Biden Finally Admits Situation at Border Is a ‘Crisis'

Added 04-18-21 01:45:03pm EST - “Joe Biden admits there is a crisis at the Southern Border, and explains that his administraiotn is not up to multi-tasking.” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “Biden Finally Admits There's a Border 'Crisis,' Defends Bis Refugee Flip-Flop”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesPresident Joe Biden speaks in the White House on Thursday. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)

In noting that his administration was incapable of handling two major issues at once, President Joe Biden on Saturday described the situation at the border as a “crisis” for the first time.

Biden made the comment in the context of explaining why his administration first said it would not raise the limit on refugees allowed into the country and then flip-flopped once Democratic critics howled at what appeared to be a broken promise.

Biden had said he would raise the Trump administration limit of 15,000 refugees to 62,500 in the current fiscal year and 125,000 in the next fiscal year, which begins in October. Then on Friday, he signed a document keeping to the 15,000 figure before announcing the number would be higher after progressive critics were outraged.

“We’re going to increase the number [of refugees],” Biden said, before explaining how government works, according to Fox News.

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