Romney grills Homeland Security over southern border
Apr 18, 2023, 9:30 PM
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
During a hearing on Tuesday, Romney questioned Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas. Romney was especially focused on one question.
“Give us a grade,” Romney said. “How are we in terms of securing our southern border first? Is it an A, B, C, D, E or F in terms of the security America’s southern border?”
“The issue of addressing the root causes is not exclusive,” Mayorkas said.
Romney responded, “I have a question which is, can you grade how secure our southern border is an A to F?”
“Senator, we are dedicating our resources to achieve the maximum possible of them,” Mayorkas said.
“You’re not willing to give it a grade,” Romney asked. “I mean, I am, it’s an F. It’s clearly an F.”
Eventually, Mayorkas told Romney that he is working to secure the holes and gaps in the border wall.
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