WATCH: VP Pence takes aim at “harsh rhetoric” from “critics on Capitol Hill” concerning the treatment of migrants being detained at the southern border. https://nbcnews.to/2NT6XVJ
BREAKING: Video shows overcrowding of men in cages at Texas detainment facility during US Vice President Pence's visit Friday; journalist in the room says that "the stench was horrendous." https://nbcnews.to/30xj6Bo - @MSNBC
VP Pence: "The DHS facility in McAllen is a prime example of why we need to secure our borders. The facility is overcrowded and our system is overwhelmed. It is time for Democrats in Congress to step up, do their jobs, and end this crisis."
Video showed detainees packed into holding areas surrounded by chain-link fence, concrete floors littered with silver thermal blankets.
VP Pence said afterward that what he saw was evidence of a "system that was overwhelmed." https://nbcnews.to/2GaAowu
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