Kayleigh McEnany faces brutal backlash for "still lying" about Biden presser

Ruben Fields
March 26, 2021

President Biden was asked about, and spoke to, conditions at migrant facilities and what is - or isn't - encouraging parents to send their children, unaccompanied, to the U.S.in hopes they will be able to successfully integrate into American society once their cases are arbitrated in the court system.

Also during the press briefing, Biden revealed he is expecting to run for re-election in 2024.

The challenge of the Biden administration, he continued, is undoing the damage wrought under Trump's tenure. "It's going to take time". Though Trump did use Title 42 to return minors without giving them a chance to seek asylum - something the Biden administration says it will not do - the former president did not simply send them back to Mexico to starve to death or wander the desert, as Biden and some of his top officials have implied.

"The United States now ranks 13th globally in infrastructure quality - down from 5th place in 2002", one bullet point reads, still not helping Biden to avoid mistaking on that, as he said that the U.S. ranked 85th in the world in infrastructure, before correcting himself.

And Biden also criticized Trump when asked about the immigration policies of his predecessor, which he began unwinding nearly immediately upon taking office.

"Thanks so much Mr President", said one, calling him a "moral, decent man". "And so I make no apologies for that".

"We are not staying a long time", he said.

During the news conference, Biden said his government was in talks with Mexico to encourage Mexican authorities to take back more migrant families, many of whom are fleeing violence and poverty in Central America.

Biden: ‘My plan is to run for reelection’ in 2024
And, he called a Republican Party effort to change US voting laws as "un-American" and "sick". "I'm not going to do it". However, he told reporters Thursday that he plans to run for reelection in 2024 with Vice President Kamala Harris .

Biden then said it was a "big deal" that an economic stimulus package was passed without Republican lawmakers voting for it. Addressing the increasing likelihood that he will not meet the May 1 deadline to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan, the current president returned to the former one.

Biden also referred to Trump - without actually mentioning his name - near the end of a long answer on China, when he turned to human rights. "That's my expectation", Mr. Biden said when asked why he had not already announced a second run.

" And earlier this month ... and apparently it got the Chinese attention ... that's not why I did it".

On foreign policy, Biden added nuance to two of Trump's signature issues.

"Oh, come on", he said.

After recently reaching that goal before even hitting day 60, he's now said they've set a new target of 200 million doses within the first 100 days.

Amid the successes against COVID-19, Trump's Republican Party has united in denouncing Biden over a wave of Central American migrants heading to the southern border.

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