Friday morning's CNN Newsroom ended on quite the interesting note as co-host and former Obama official Jim Sciutto brought on U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost to discuss the tsunami of illegal immigrants crossing into the country and, needless to say, Provost brought the heat and some takes that CNN viewers probably haven't heard as much as they maybe should.
Sciutto began with quite the stunning take without any snarky side comments: "The numbers at the border of asylum seekers just off the charts. This fiscal year could surpass 900,000 people, first time since the mid-2000s."
Now, that's quite the problem!
Responding to a question about why that's happening, Provost explained that this has been a slow build, but "[e]ver since families have heard the word that if you bring a child, you will be released, so they're talking to their family members, smugglers are encouraging them" and that this is being confirmed in interviews with illegal immigrants.