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Unique – Rep. Russell Fry Previews Oversight Committee’s Southern Border Listening to

Rep. Russell Fry (R-SC) previewed an upcoming Home Oversight Committee listening to on the border disaster whereas showing on Sirius XM’s Breitbart Information Saturday over the weekend and blasted President Joe Biden as “a day late and a border wall brief” on the heels of his first journey to the border two years into his presidency.

Fry is the one freshman congressmember to serve on each the Home Oversight and Judiciary Committees and is one among simply three members of Congress serving on each. The consultant for South Carolina’s seventh district — who unseated former Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC), one among ten Home Republicans to vote to question former President Donald Trump — emphasised the significance of oversight from all committees however famous that the Judiciary and Oversight committees could be key autos in bringing about accountability.

FLORENCE, SC - MARCH 12: House of Representatives candidate Russell Fry waves to a crowd during a rally with former U.S. President Donald Trump at the Florence Regional Airport on March 12, 2022 in Florence, South Carolina. The visit by Trump is his first rally in South Carolina since his election loss in 2020. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

Russell Fry waves to a crowd throughout a rally on the Florence Regional Airport on March 12, 2022, in Florence, South Carolina. (Sean Rayford/Getty Photos)

“Look, each single committee goes to have oversight capabilities into this administration into what’s going on, however these two, Oversight and Judiciary, are going to be form of on the centerpiece of the oversight umbrella, if you’ll, of the brand new Republican majority,” Fry instructed Breitbart Information Saturday host Matthew Boyle. “I imply, that is among the instruments of Home Republicans in actually exposing what’s going on within the Biden administration, that they haven’t performed oversight for 2 years. Nancy Pelosi didn’t do something.”

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks as she introduces President Joe Biden in the course of the 2022 Home Democratic Caucus Points Convention March 11, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Alex Wong/Getty Photos)

The upcoming Oversight listening to on the border will happen February 6, and as Fry identified, the committee will hear testimony from “officers on the border about how the Border Patrol brokers are managing the disaster” along with “the impacts of the disaster on … their mission” of securing the border.

“To me, look, I imply, the president, it took two years to get down there,” mentioned Fry. “You realize, he went right down to the border … in the course of the slowest time of the 12 months in January … President Biden’s been a day late and a border wall brief. I imply, we actually need to get a deal with on that. You have a look at the insurance policies of the Trump administration on unlawful immigrant crossings on the border wall; this stuff work. These items unite the American folks, actually, on cope with this difficulty, however Democrats have turned a blind eye, so… uncovering what’s going on down there may be actually vital in order that we all know repair it as a result of this administration hasn’t performed that.”

U.S. Customs and Border Safety reported greater than 250,000 migrant encounters alongside the Southern border in December alone, setting a brand new file, as Breitbart Information reported.


Boyle emphasised that “oversight is not only about ‘We’re going to go get these guys, and we’re going to go, you recognize, embarrass them and … drag them by means of the mud,’… it’s about highlighting these issues.”

“Aacquire, highlighting the issues with the insurance policies that we’re seeing on the border, digging into what went improper at the start of the Biden administration, after which recommending options … that may then be applied policy-wise,” Boyle added, emphasizing that Democrats and the mainstream media have claimed that Republicans are overstepping.

President Joe Biden walks alongside a stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso Texas, January 8, 2023. (AP Picture/Andrew Harnik)

Fry concurred, noting, “The oversight capabilities of a Congress, any Congress, are actually vital to make it possible for the administration, any administration, is doing their job and implementing the legal guidelines and, and executing the legal guidelines that Congress passes … so that is, this isn’t new,” he mentioned.

President Joe Biden walks with U.S. Border Patrol agents along a stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso Texas, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

President Joe Biden walks with U.S. Border Patrol brokers alongside a stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso Texas, Sunday, January 8, 2023. (AP Picture/Andrew Harnik)

“And you recognize, it’s wonderful to me, Democrats, how they flip the script as a result of only a couple years in the past they wished to research every little thing, and it finally culminated in … a wrongful impeachment of a president with out due course of. … However now, it’s fingers off, we will’t contact them,” Fry defined. “We are able to’t do something … that will spotlight the failures of this administration. However right here’s the factor: I imply, they’ll proceed to gaslight us with the nationwide media, however the American individuals are sensible, they know what’s happening. They see it, they really feel it of their pocketbooks, so oversight is a extremely great way, such as you mentioned, to … deliver gentle to points which might be occurring in actual time and supply options on cope with them.”

“So I feel the border is chief amongst these, I imply, Republicans are dedicated of their dedication to America to safe that border, and a part of that’s going to be … a spread of Oversight hearings that’s going to spotlight the failures of this administration on coping with the disaster on the border,” continued Fry. “Look, each single city on this nation is seeing overdoses spike from fentanyl. I imply, we’re at an all-time excessive, you’re seeing border crossings at an all-time excessive, and other people see it, they really feel it in our communities, and it’s due to the failures of this administration to safe the border and implement the legal guidelines. So oversight goes to offer not solely a why, however a repair it.”

Boyle requested Fry if People can anticipate impeachments over the dealing with of the border disaster, together with a possible impeachment of Division of Homeland Safety Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, along with different actions to make sure accountability.

“Completely. For me, I feel all choices ought to be on the desk as they need to be for any Congress,” mentioned the consultant for South Carolina’s Seventh Congressional District. “However I additionally suppose in the identical vein, having run in opposition to anyone who voted for [the] impeachment of a president … I feel you’ve form of lay your case out. I feel you’ve acquired to develop testimony, actual testimony in these hearings, to speak in regards to the failures … and to show them for what they’re.”

Breitbart Information Saturday airs on SiriusXM Patriot 125 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Jap.

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