Biden Says He ‘Intends’ To Visit Southern Border For First Time During International Summit

US Vice President Joe Biden reacts as reporters shout questions asking if he has made a decision on whether to run for President as he awaits the arrival of the South Korean President for lunch at the Naval Observatory in Washington, DC, October 15, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo by Saul LOEB and Alain JOCARD / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB,ALAIN JOCARD/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • “We’re working out the details now,” Biden said.
  • Amid a record-breaking number of illegal immigrants crossing into the United States from Mexico, Fox News reported that Biden said he intends to visit the border during his trip to the North American Leaders’ Summit on January 9-10, where he has meetings with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
  • Sources allegedly told The Wall Street Journal that Biden would not make a policy announcement if he visited the border.

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