‘You Want Us To Break The Law? Is That What You Want?’ KJP Scoffs At Doocy’s Question In Tense Border Wall Exchange

Fox Information White Home Correspondent Peter Doocy requested Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre concerning the Biden administration’s volte-face on constructing the border wall – or no less than, a small a part of it.

President Joe Biden green-lit the building of 20 miles of border wall in Starr County, Texas as a part of funding handed by Congress in 2019 in the course of the Trump administration. As a presidential candidate, Biden pledged to not construct any new limitations alongside the southern border – a staple coverage of former President Donald Trump.

Biden has stated the border wall doesn’t work.

Doocy requested Jean-Pierre concerning the matter throughout Thursday’s press briefing:

DOOCY: He stated there is not going to be one other foot of wall constructed in my administration. So, one thing modified. What?

JEAN-PIERRE: You need us to interrupt the regulation? Is that what you need? You need us to not adjust to the regulation?

DOOCY: I’m not, I’m asking about –

JEAN-PIERRE: You need us to not adjust to the regulation? You need us to not be an administration that observe[s] the rule of regulation?

DOOCY: You guys do that on a regular basis. The coed loans – the coed mortgage forgiveness program – you went to court docket to combat for that. If that is such an issue – constructing 20 miles of wall – why not simply go to court docket?

JEAN-PIERRE: We went to Congress. The Congress appropriates the funding. Congress appropriates the funding. We requested them to not use that funding for that exact objective. They denied it and now we’re complying with the regulation.

DOOCY: If you must construct a border wall, however you don’t assume that it’s gonna work, then as soon as it’s completed, are you simply gonna tear it down?

JEAN-PIERRE: I’m not entering into hypotheticals from right here. I’m simply telling you what I can let you know from right here. The information are that DHS is complying with the regulation. That is from fiscal 12 months– this was below fiscal 12 months 2019 below Republican management, and DHS is required to do that. The president requested a number of instances of Congress to reappropriate. They didn’t. And we’re now complying by the regulation. Thanks, all people.

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