Radical leftist Democrats Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar spent Monday night spreading fake claims that Border Patrol agents are whipping Haitian migrants.
The claim was made after footage emerged of agents on horseback confronting migrants on the Southern border.
Far-left corporate media outlets such as VICE ran headlines like “US Border Agents Are Removing Haitian Migrants Using Horses and Whips,” and the claims were repeated on Twitter:
Here’s the video pic.twitter.com/itFwZfYN45— Sawyer Hackett (@SawyerHackett) September 20, 2021
From @elpasotimes: As the Haitians tried to climb onto the U.S. side of the river Sunday afternoon, a border agent shouted: “Let’s go! Get out now! Back to Mexico!“The agent swung his whip menacingly, charging his horse toward the men in the river.https://t.co/DejaoSQKwI— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) September 20, 2021
Border Patrol agents on horseback cracking whips and charging into crowds of Haitian asylum seekers in Texas, shouting …