Migrants and asylum seekers in Tijuana, Mexico, 2019.

U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-El Paso) criticized the “rhetoric of fear and hatred” used Monday March 15, 2021, by GOP House members at a media event at the southern border in El Paso.

Rep. Escobar said during a virtual press conference that she had invited House minority leader Kevin McCarthy’s delegation to meet with local leaders and advocates to gain a more complete perspective on the challenges at the border, but the offer was not accepted.

“He obviously only wanted a very narrow perspective,” Escobar said. …

Jim McKeever

Semi-retired, thoroughly disgusted progressive grandfather.

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