Op-ed: Has Biden Bribed Mexico to Control Border — and Help Him Win the Election?

By Todd Bensman on January 19, 2024

Just in time for election year, border crossings have plummeted — a sign that Joe Biden has struck a secret deal with the Mexican president to help his campaign.

Daily Border Patrol encounters of illegal immigrants crossing the border was 12,000 to 14,000 per day at the end of December. But according to government data confidentially shared with me, it has dropped to a still managerially catastrophic yet smaller 4,000 to 5,000 a day.

What led to those numbers dropping from ionospheric heights? The answer will have something to do with the Biden administration’s diplomatic missions to Mexico City over Christmas.

The officials returned to Washington reporting fuzzy platitudes and no details about whatever deal they struck with President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

But while the US press has been silent, Mexican media is brimming with reports of what happened afterward.

Mexico suddenly started doing some serious anti-immigration work, the kind necessary to cut down on the shocking border images that front-running Donald Trump could use to help win this year’s election.

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