Louisiana Senator John Kennedy spoke with the Daily Caller News Foundation’s Samantha Renck about the ongoing border crisis, his thoughts on Vice President Kamala Harris’ role in addressing the immigration crisis, and more.
“Of course, President [Joe] Biden says we can’t call it a crisis. How about a category 5 hurricane?” Kennedy, who recently visited the southern border with 18 other U.S. Senators, said of what he saw. “I’m not sure there are words in English.” (RELATED: Trump’s DHS Secretary On Why Biden’s White House Is Hesitant To Label The Border Surge A ‘Crisis’)
“It’s thousands and thousands of people flooding in,” he said. (RELATED: Trump Considering Visit To US Border But Wants Biden To ‘Fail On His Own,’ Aide Says)
Kennedy also discussed Harris’ role handling the root causes of the immigration crisis.
“Putting the vice president in charge of solving this problem, I don’t know, is like making El Chapo the drug czar,” he said.
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