Pence: CNN ‘dishonest’ in reporting on his border facilities visit

Pence: CNN ‘dishonest’ in reporting on his border facilities visit
Hudson Institute video, YouTube (File)

[Ed. – That’s strong language from Pence. He usually steers clear of the criticism against the media, whether in general or directed at specific outlets.]

“CNN is so dishonest,” Pence said in his sixth tweet about the visit. “Today we took reporters to a detention facility on the border for families and children and all told us they were being treated well.”

“The crisis at our southern border is not a ‘manufactured crisis,’ it is real and is overwhelming our system,” Pence said in his next Tweet. “To show this, we also visited an overcrowded facility for adult men, many of whom have been arrested multiple times.”

“These men were in a temporary holding area because Democrats in Congress have refused to fund additional bed space,” Pence said in another Tweet.

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“Rather than broadcast the full story, showing the compassionate care the American people are providing to vulnerable families, tonight CNN only played video of men in the temporary facility …”

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