Why Reopening The Southern Border Could Be A Political Firestorm For Biden, Democrats
The Biden administration is in the midst of deciding when to reopen the Southern border for nonessential travel, which has been off-limits thanks to the Trump administration’s invoking of Title 42 near the beginning of the pandemic in the spring of 2020.
The move has affected both the U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada borders, with the former administration saying it was applying the rule to prevent a health crisis.
Anita Kumar of Politico has written about what the Biden administration is considering when it comes to Title 42 — and how many Democrats in Washington, D.C. are concerned about the reopening of the borders becoming a political issue in the ramp-up to the 2022 election.
The Show spoke with Kumar to learn about her findings.