In July 2022, Senator Johnson toured the southern border in McAllen, Texas and what he saw was “profoundly disturbing.” He called on President Biden, Vice President Harris and Secretary Mayorkas to come to the border to witness the depredations caused by their policies.
Watch the July 15, 2022 news conference here.
In May 2022, Senator Johnson was part of a surreal hearing with Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Alejandro Mayorkas regarding the administration's complete mishandling of the crisis on the southern border.
Secretary Mayorkas simply would not acknowledge the fact that President Trump had pretty well stopped the flow of unaccompanied children, of family units exploiting our very generous, credible fear standard under asylum.
The first step to fixing the border crisis is admitting there's a problem and Sec. Mayorkas won't even do that. Watch the full exchange here and here.
In March 2021, Senator Johnson joined a group of GOP senators and witnessed many tragedies during their two-day trip to border. To read about this experience, click here.