PBS NewsHour

The facts behind the administration’s border ‘crisis’ claim

Clip: 01/09/2019 | 6m 30s

Ahead of his address on the government shutdown and border wall, President Trump tweeted that the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border was a humanitarian and national security crisis. Meanwhile, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said that the “crisis is getting worse.” But are these statements true? Amna Nawaz joins Judy Woodruff for a look at the facts.

Aired: 01/09/19

Rating: NR

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