Posted originally on the conservative tree house March 17, 2021 | Sundance | 122 Comments
The same thing happened in 2014 when Obama blocked the media from reporting on the escalating border crisis. Breitbart news then came under attack for independently talking to border patrol and documenting the crisis. In the 2021 version the JoeBama administration is back to their old tricks.
Journalists are not being allowed to review or document the escalating crisis at the southern U.S. border. No pictures are allowed, and the Biden crew has instructed all government officials not to talk to reporters or journalists. They are hiding their motives behind the justification of COVID. NBC carefully attempts to call them out.
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is restricting the information Border Patrol agents and sector chiefs can share with the media as a surge of migrants tests the agency’s capacity at the southern border, according to four current and two former Customs and Border Protection officials.
[…] Multiple news organizations, including NBC News, have requested access to or photos from inside overcrowded border processing facilities holding unaccompanied migrant children; they have been denied. The DHS press office released one photo late Tuesday of a mother and child undergoing a health screening inside a border facility, but no wider shots to show conditions or sleeping arrangements.
At the height of the Trump administration’s child separation policy in June 2018, it allowed media to tour facilities where separated children were held.
The new restrictions have been passed down verbally, not through an official memo, the officials said. (read more)