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    Dems Visit Migrant Center Amid Social Media Tumult

    “CBP’s ‘good’ behavior was toxic.” That’s how Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez described U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers’ treatment of more than a dozen Democratic lawmakers who visited two Texas migrant holding facilities Monday. She and others echoed previous reports of substandard care. Their trip coincided with a ProPublica report exposing a secret Facebook group in which CBP agents reportedly made vulgar and “disturbing” comments about migrants and lawmakers.

    Will more money solve the border problem? Although a $4.6 billion aid package is now on its way, liberal Democrats are worried the cash won’t be spent where they believe it’s most needed.

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