Karine Jean-Pierre Claims Without Evidence That President Biden Has Visited The Border

A US Customs and Border Protection patch is seen on the arm of an agent in the Jacumba mountains on October 6, 2022 in Imperial County, California. - In the fiscal year 2022 the number of migrant apprehensions exceeded 2 million, a new record in US Border Patrol history, but these apprehensions include many repeat offenders. (Photo by allison dinner / AFP) (Photo by ALLISON DINNER/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • “So, look, he’s been there. He’s been to the border,” Jean-Pierre claimed without evidence. “And since he took office —”
  • The Washington Post previously fact-checked a claim from Biden about visiting the border and found that he only went once during “a brief drive-by” while “on a campaign swing in 2008.”
  • Doocy immediately interjected and asked when Biden went to the border, to which Jean-Pierre responded, “Since he took office, the — President Biden has been taking action to fix our immigration system and secure our border.”

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