Oklahoma GOP Senator James Lankford painted a frightening picture of what is happening at the southern border, during a debate on the Senate floor over a proposed omnibus spending package.
Lankford began by noting the lassitude of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in reporting the massive numbers of illegal immigrants crossing into the U.S.
“It’s the 21st of December, and we don’t have information from the Department of Homeland Security on how many people illegally crossed out border in November,” he stated.
Lankford pointed out that former head of DHS Jeh Johnson said during his tenure he got a report every day as to how many people had illegally crossed the border the day before. He noted that Johnson had said when he was head of DHS that he knew it was going to be a very bad day when 1,000 people crossed the border illegally the day before. Read more…