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Chuck Todd: Why Can’t the News Media and the American Public See the Border Conditions
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WESH-TV (NBC 2; Orlando, Fla.)

Name: WESH-TV (NBC 2; Orlando, Fla.)

URL: http://www.wesh.com/

Show
Meet the Press

Name: Meet the Press

URL: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032608/

Persons
Chuck Todd

Name: Chuck Todd

Employment: NBC News

Position: Chief White House correspondent

, Alejandro Mayorkas

Name: Alejandro Mayorkas

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03/21/2021 09:15 pm
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JBDiaz (staff)
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Duration
0:02:30
Views
15
Purchases
6
Transcript
TODD I want to ░░░░░░░░ up a tweet from ░░░░░░░░ visited the border yesterday ░░░░░░░░ believe it was in ░░░░░░░░ Paso with a bipartisan ░░░░░░░░ of senators including senator ░░░░░░░░ Murphy Democrat from Connecticut ░░░░░░░░ this is what he ░░░░░░░░ I fought back tears ░░░░░░░░ a 13 year old ░░░░░░░░ uncontrollably explaining through a ░░░░░░░░ how terrified she was ░░░░░░░░ been separated from her ░░░░░░░░ and without her parents ░░░░░░░░ he also said he ░░░░░░░░ overcrowded facility and frankly ░░░░░░░░ guess my question is ░░░░░░░░ can he see it ░░░░░░░░ not the American public ░░░░░░░░ certainly not the news ░░░░░░░░ MAYORKAS So if I ░░░░░░░░ address a number of ░░░░░░░░ points that you made ░░░░░░░░ number one can you ░░░░░░░░ expelling that 13 year ░░░░░░░░ girl whom senator Murphy ░░░░░░░░ in his hands crying ░░░░░░░░ s not who we ░░░░░░░░ number one Number two ░░░░░░░░ have dedicated FEMA the ░░░░░░░░ Emergency Management Administration to ░░░░░░░░ Health and Human Services ░░░░░░░░ build the capacity so ░░░░░░░░ we relieve the pressure ░░░░░░░░ the Border Patrol stations ░░░░░░░░ I have said accurately ░░░░░░░░ frankly that that s ░░░░░░░░ place for a child ░░░░░░░░ third we are in ░░░░░░░░ midst of a pandemic ░░░░░░░░ are focused on our ░░░░░░░░ in removing children from ░░░░░░░░ crowded Border Patrol stations ░░░░░░░░ the Health and Human ░░░░░░░░ facilities that can best ░░░░░░░░ them and we re ░░░░░░░░ working on providing access ░░░░░░░░ the American public can ░░░░░░░░ a safe way without ░░░░░░░░ our operations see what ░░░░░░░░ going on We re ░░░░░░░░ on that TODD What ░░░░░░░░ that men I mean ░░░░░░░░ now we have no ░░░░░░░░ to or photos of ░░░░░░░░ conditions in the facilities ░░░░░░░░ have been no ride ░░░░░░░░ with agents all inquiries ░░░░░░░░ routed through Washington there ░░░░░░░░ been strict controls on ░░░░░░░░ data local Border Patrol ░░░░░░░░ feel like they can ░░░░░░░░ even talk to our ░░░░░░░░ down there Is there ░░░░░░░░ gag order MAYORKAS There ░░░░░░░░ not That is unequivocally ░░░░░░░░ Chuck And let s ░░░░░░░░ clear here We are ░░░░░░░░ the midst of a ░░░░░░░░ We are because of ░░░░░░░░ extraordinary leadership of the ░░░░░░░░ climbing out of it ░░░░░░░░ rapidly than ever before ░░░░░░░░ we are still in ░░░░░░░░ midst of the pandemic ░░░░░░░░ is central CDC controls ░░░░░░░░ place and Border Patrol ░░░░░░░░ are focused on operations ░░░░░░░░ securing the border on ░░░░░░░░ the needs of vulnerable ░░░░░░░░ We are not focused ░░░░░░░░ ride-alongs right now.”
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