Republican senators who visited overcrowded migrant detention facilities said they refused to delete pictures they took after a Biden administration aide asked them to.
“There was one of Biden’s representatives. I felt sorry for the lady because she actually talked to me about deleting a picture, but by the time she got to me, all those other pictures were taken, and that shows you the hypocrisy,” Sen Mike Braun of Indiana said.
The group was touring a facility in Donna, Texas, that has been overrun by thousands of migrants for weeks.
“None of us would have gone down there if we were going to be muzzled,” Braun added, noting that Border Patrol officials were also asking that no one take photos, but that “they were telling us that because they had to.”