‘Very Hard To Call That A Success’: ABC Host Grills Mayorkas On Progress At Border, Questions If Crossings Will Drop

Article originally appeared on dailycaller.com.

ABC host Martha Raddatz grilled Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on the Biden administration’s addressing illegal immigration along the U.S. southern border Sunday, questioning if the volume of crossings will drop.

Mayorkas appeared on ABC’s “This Week” to discuss the June 4, 2024 immigration executive order from President Joe Biden which seeks to pause new asylum requests if a seven-day daily average of 2,500 is recorded, resuming when the seven-day daily average drops to 1,500. Raddatz began by questioning Mayorkas on the executive order, asking if his prediction off a the drop in numbers is “really” expected. (RELATED: ‘No Slowing Down’: Abbott Confirms There’s Been No Change At Border Since Biden’s New Policy, Says It’s ‘Accelerating’)

“President Biden said, ‘This ban will remain in place until the number of people trying to enter illegally is reduced to a level that our system can effectively manage,’ meaning, as we said, that …

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