White House Advisor Kellyanne Conway said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's visit to a southern border detention center was nothing but a "photo-op" and accused her of being hypocritical on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday.
Conway quoted it 4.6 billion. bipartist humanitarian aid package adopted by both congress houses and signed by President Trump on Monday and chastising those who voted against it, especially Ocasio-Cortez, DN.Y.
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"I have a whole list of anchors and people on television and democrat who said it was a produced crisis that now lost the word" made "and calls what they see on the border, a crisis," she said.
"Chuck Schumer will talk about photo ops? I saw one yesterday, and it is called Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, goes down to one of these facilities and makes this outrageously claim that a woman is drinking from a toilet ̵
She said when Ocasio-Cortez was challenged by a reporter about whether she actually saw someone drinking from the toilet, "she put the window up" in her vehicle.
"People must challenge this because she is one of 95 people, Democrats who voted against the aid package. You will either have the humanitarian aid, the 4.6 billion dollars to go and help or you will Having the picture. "
Host Brian Kilmeade asked Conway if she was optimistic about the Congress reaching an agreement on immigration of asylum, and Conway said that Trump intends to address this issue next.
"We need Congress to step in, set asylum law," she replied. "I think fixing asylum is the next big step. And we're ready. The president is ready. They can come over today and do it."
In June, Lindsey also gave Graham, RS.C. for optimism about a two-tier asylum and said he worked closely across the board with the transmitter DIck Durbin, D To find a permanent solution to the crisis.
Ocasio-Cortez made headlines Monday when she went to Twitter to describe her experiences at a community in Texas, including women being forced to drink "out of the toilets" and were called raw names by some of the guards.
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Conway also talked about acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kevin McAleenan's trip to El Salvador and said the administration's goal is to help Central American countries help restrict illegal immigration to the United States
"Look at what happened when the president and vice-president, Secretary Pompeo met with the Mexicans. They have been fantastic. They have done more than some of the Democrats," she said, emphasizing the President's attitude that immigrants must come legally.