First, we’re borrowing this tweet from another Twitchy thread because it perfectly sums up what we know know that several members of Congress have toured the migrant detention facility in El Paso:

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had made it sound in her tweet as though Border Patrol officers had told women to drink out of the toilet and laughed in front of her and other visiting representatives, which made a lot of people doubt her story: “This was them on their GOOD behavior in front of members of Congress,” she tweeted.

She also tweeted, “Officers were keeping women in cells with no water and had told them to drink out of the toilets,” as if relaying what she’d seen with her own eyes.

Rep. Judy Chu couldn’t even wait until the group made it to Clint to visit another facility before posting a video telling the same story.

Question of the day:

Again, the tweet makes it sound like a Border Patrol told one thirsty woman to drink from a toilet during their border trip, but in the video she makes it clear that this is what she’d heard from a detainee they’d talked to, not something she’d witnessed firsthand.

Or they both could have been talking to the same woman at the same time.

Wait, there’s more:

Serious question, and we ask this because the father of the little 7-year-old girl who died in Border Patrol custody — and inspired one congresswomen to claim the Border Patrol was intentionally killing children — had at first told officers she was in good health (she wasn’t obviously): Has the woman with epilepsy told anyone she has epilepsy and needs medication? If so, they’re deliberately withholding it?

Maybe on the way to Clint she can thank Ocasio-Cortez and her fellow Democrats for finally backing down from blocking aid packages. Now with $4.5 headed to the border, maybe CBP can start to upgrade and expand the facilities.

And not that it matters or excuses the Border Patrol, but the water in the toilet tank (not the bowl, obviously) is perfectly good in an emergency … not that that will tamp down any claims of concentration camps on the border, just speaking from an emergency preparedness perspective.


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