Illegal border crossings have surged in recent months, with record numbers of families and unaccompanied minors entering the United States. Many Border Patrol agents have been forced to put aside their normal duties to take care of the influx of children. Who is suffering the costs of this surge? And how will it impact future U.S. elections? We sit down with Ken Cuccinelli, former acting deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Now, he is a visiting fellow at The Heritage Foundation. Subscribe to the American Thought Leaders mailing list so you never miss an episode. You can also follow us on Parler, Facebook, or YouTube. If you’d like to donate to support our work, you can do so here.