Biden gets heat from both sides over bor­der secu­ri­ty exec­u­tive order

Biden gets heat from both sides over border security executive order

Pres­i­dent Joe Biden received crit­i­cism from both Repub­li­cans and Democ­rats Tues­day as the White House announced a new exec­u­tive order that will shut down the bor­der once the num­ber of ille­gal migrant appre­hen­sions exceeds 2,500 per day.
The aver­age num­ber of ille­gal, dai­ly bor­der cross­ings remained above 4,000 in April, and for months, Repub­li­cans, includ­ing House Speak­er Mike John­son (R‑LA) and for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump, had called on Biden to use exec­u­tive author­i­ty to close the bor­der.
Those calls effec­tive­ly scut­tled bipar­ti­san leg­is­la­tion in the Sen­ate that would have also closed the bor­der once appre­hen­sions exceed 2,500. Accord­ing to senior admin­is­tra­tion offi­cials, Biden’s exec­u­tive order will close the bor­der once the rolling, sev­en-day aver­age of migrant appre­hen­sions exceeds 2,500 and will remain in effect until the rolling 14-day aver­age falls below 1,500.
Repub­li­cans hear …