Biden looks to shake border crisis with GOP-focused messaging

The White House opened Wednesday’s press briefing with an admonition: Republicans carry the blame for the border crisis.

“For years, Republicans have refused to heed the president’s request for action on much-needed funding for border security,” press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said as part of a lengthy opening statement. “Without exception, House Republicans have tried to stop the president from delivering the resources we need at the border.”

Immigration is President Joe Biden’s worst-polling issue, for which he’s saddled with a 32% approval rating. Amid discussions on Capitol Hill about a bill designed to address immigration, the Biden administration is ramping up its message that the border is a problem — but one for which the GOP is to blame.

“I’ve done all I can do,” Biden told reporters on
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