Christian Datoc, White House correspondent for The Washington Examiner
Cruz, responding to Jean-Pierre’s claim that migrants aren’t illegally crossing the border on foot, invited Jean-Pierre to visit the border with him to witness the crossings in person.
“I’ve been to the border. I went in 2018. I stood outside facilities where the Trump administration was separating families, tearing babies out of their mother’s arms,” she said when asked about Cruz’s comments during Tuesday’s press briefing. “Some of those kids still haven’t been reunited with their families, and so, one thing I will say is I certainly don’t need lectures or invitations from Republicans about the border or border policies.”