VIDEO: Cornyn: Biden Admin Doesn’t Care About Migrant Child Trafficking
WASHINGTON – Today in the Senate Judiciary Committee, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) condemned the Biden administration’s willful neglect of thousands of migrant children involved in labor trafficking and lamented that no one from the administration came in front of the Committee to answer to these horrifying reports. Excerpts are below, and video can be found here.
“We’re talking about 13, 14, 15-year-old kids forced to work in meatpacking plants and food manufacturing facilities.”
“Worse, the New York Times illustrated that senior Biden administration officials like Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra knew about this and continued to move children out of Health and Human Services as fast as possible by loosening vetting requirements for sponsors.”
“Two former officials were also aware of this scandal and that these children were being exploited on a major scale – that includes Labor Secretary Marty Walsh and White House Domestic Policy Adviser Susan Rice.”
“President Biden does not care about the fate of 300,000-plus unaccompanied children that have been placed with sponsors in the United States since he became president.”
“President Biden and his administration can’t tell you where these children are. His administration can’t tell you what they are doing, what is being done to them, whether they’re being exploited for labor, whether they’re being sex trafficked, whether they’re being abused or neglected. They simply don’t care.”
“The transnational criminal organizations, the coyotes, the criminals who profit from this, they know that as long as they can continue to move people across the border into the United States, that the Biden administration will not care, will not take steps to stop it.”