CBS News Admits Biden Admin Won’t Allow Media to Film Inside Illegal Immigrant Detention Centers

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Margaret Brennan, moderator for CBS’ “Face the Nation,” claims the Biden administration is not allowing media organizations to film inside illegal immigrant detention centers.

Brennan made the startling but little-noticed accusation during a segment discussing the potential repercussions of Title 42 being overturned on the border crisis with Representative Tony Gonzales (R-TX).

Gonzales provided the outlet with a cell phone video he took inside one of the detention centers.

“I just want to say to our viewers who are just looking there at video that you provided to CBS that I believe you shot inside those facilities,” she said.

Brennan added, “We are relying on that cell phone video, in part because CBS News and other media organizations have not been permitted to film recently inside those facilities.”

Margaret Brennan of “Face the Nation” says CBS and other media organizations have been barred by the Biden Administration from filming inside immigration detention facilities that are currently overflowing with people. No word on whether this constitutes “fascism” pic.twitter.com/XkuOtNadhW

— Michael Tracey (@mtracey) December 18, 2022

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Media Barred From Filming Inside Illegal Immigrant Detention Centers

Gonzales also shared a video from inside the illegal immigrant detention centers with Fox News.

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Fox News national correspondent Bill Melugin states that the video “shows extreme overcrowding” at the Border Patrol Central Processing Center in El Paso, Texas.

Melugin notes that Gonzales claims the facility is being bombarded – even before Title 42 has lapsed – at 342% over capacity.

NEW: Video provided to @FoxNews by TX Congressman @RepTonyGonzales shows extreme overcrowding at the Border Patrol Central Processing Center in El Paso, TX. Congressman Gonzales says he took the video on Friday, when 4,600 migrants were in federal custody. Capacity is only 1,040. pic.twitter.com/dpvH0NNseJ

— Bill Melugin (@BillFOXLA) December 18, 2022

Is it any surprise why the Biden administration, as Brennan claims, might not want videos of the illegal immigrant detention centers getting out to the public?

CONCENTRATION CAMPS! DO SOMETHING @AOC! https://t.co/RPGt34k9Up

— Ian McKelvey (@ian_mckelvey) December 18, 2022

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A Hurricane of Illegal Aliens

Gonzales described the scene at the border as a “hurricane of migrants.”

“It is a dire situation in El Paso. As you know, the city declared a state of emergency. This is something you do when there’s a hurricane, a fire, or an earthquake,” he told Brennan. “What is happening is it’s a hurricane of migrants, and everyone is impacted.”

He described the center’s conditions as reprehensible.

“What I saw were hundreds, over 500 migrants … in a pod, they call them pods, essentially a large cell that holds about 100 people,” he explained. “There’s one bathroom, the odor is terrible. And there’s eight pods in there. And so those are the good conditions.”

Elsewhere, Gonzales claims, there are “a little over 1,000 migrants waiting in outdoor conditions, not to mention the people that are waiting by the … bridge and elsewhere.”

The guy in the WH is a Democrat, so it can’t be fascism. https://t.co/xRQiBTFDMX

— Paul D. Thacker (@thackerpd) December 18, 2022

What you don’t see these days are Democrats filming inside the illegal immigrant detention centers like they did when Donald Trump was President.

“The cruelty we are witnessing today is not an unintended consequence or side effect,” wrote Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) in 2019. “It is the goal.”

We have been able to confirm what other Members of Congress have heard & seen:

-no showers for over 40 days.

-lights are kept on all night & people are sleeping on concrete floors.

-some are complaining they have gone hungry. pic.twitter.com/ob6kiwrCoQ

— Rep. Jim McGovern (@RepMcGovern) July 13, 2019

The last time McGovern even mentioned the word ‘migrants’ on his social media profile was back in September when he was angry that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis had sent illegal aliens to Martha’s Vineyard.

Also oddly silent is far-left Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who once posted photographs of herself breaking down in tears outside illegal immigrant detention centers and referred to them as “concentration camps.”

I’ll never forget this, because it was the moment I saw with my own eyes that the America I love was becoming a nation that steals refugee children from their parents,& caged them.

More kids died after this. To date, no one has been held accountable.

We need to save these kids. https://t.co/HhdMqc5zML

— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) June 25, 2019

What a world-class hypocrite.

AOC went from “we need to save these kids” to ‘Meh, oh well’ in the blink of an eye.

In 2018, NBC News president Noah Oppenheim complained that the media wasn’t given enough access to the facilities and that they were ‘pushing back’ against then-President Trump.

“The public expects and demands and has the right to see a verified picture of what is going on inside these detention centers and how this policy is being carried out in their name,” he told PBS News.

Where is that same level of outrage from Democrats and the media today?

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