Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is pushing back on criticism the Biden administration has received over its plans for Title 42, saying officials are prepared for the lifting of the controversial policy later this week.
During a Sunday appearance on CBS’s “Face The Nation,” moderator Margret Brennan mentioned recent criticism from Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs (D) and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (I-Ariz.).
“Well, I respectfully disagree with the senator and the governor. Number one, we are prepared. As we noted at the very beginning of our conversation, we’ve been preparing for this for quite some time,” Mayorkas told Brennan. “We tried to end Title 42 repeatedly and were stopped from doing so by the courts, so we are prepared, number one.”
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