Sen. Barrasso Says He Was Told to Delete Photos of Border Facilities

A Republican senator said he was told to delete photos that he took of migrant facilities during a recent visit to the U.S.–Mexico border. Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), the third-ranking Republican in the Senate, told Fox News on April 4 that officials told GOP senators to delete pictures they captured at various Border Patrol facilities. “This is both a humanitarian crisis and a national security crisis,” Barrasso said. “You may have seen the numbers today are the highest in history of unaccompanied minors currently in captivity. They are crammed in like sardines. And this is what the Biden administration is trying to hide from the American public.” He continued: “We were told to delete the pictures. No one did. You’ve seen the video coming out of all of these kids crammed together under the foil blankets, huddling together.” The senator didn’t say who told him to delete the pictures; the White …

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