WASHINGTON, June 28 (KUNA) -- The White House said on Tuesday it is closely monitoring the "absolutely horrific and heartbreaking" reports out of San Antonio, Texas regarding the death of at least 46 migrants inside a semi-truck.
White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters that President Joe Biden "has been briefed and is going to continue to be regularly updated," expressing her gratitude for the "swift work of federal, state, and local first responders."
" We will continue to take action to disrupt human smuggling networks, which have no regard for lives, she said, adding that the Department of Homeland Security is "closely handling and and watching" the matter.
She affirmed "at his time, we are going to stay focused on the facts and making sure that we hold these smugglers accountable." (pickup previous)