Fox's Brian Kilmeade likens overcrowded border detention facilities to a house party with 100 people

Griff Jenkins adds that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's labeling of border detention facilities as concentration camps “isn't fair because all the people that are in our custody came on their own accord”

From the July 2 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends

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BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): Here's the thing. Picture yourself, you have a house, family of five. You have a party, you have 30 people over. Maybe you have a big party and you have 100 people over and you have two and a half baths. In the beginning, it would be OK with 30. Then after 100 people, it would be a little bit taxed, maybe you got to get an outdoor facility. Can you picture 5,000? You can have the best facilities in the world but they are so overstocked. Six hundred and seventy thousand have come here illegally already. They had 89,000 last month. The month before, 130,000 coming illegally. They have facilities that hold hundreds, not tens of thousands. And now you are going to walk down there with the facilities that they gave, that they're not pulling out of their pocket, they're uniforms you gave them, and say the facilities are not right. They have been pleading for help. Kevin McAleenan, his predecessor, have been begging for help for months. It took a July 1st, last-minute Hail Mary just to get a meager amount of humanitarian aid. Put the border wall aside. So if you don't watch Fox, that's fine. Did you watch 60 Minutes? They did this whole feature already, how bad it was, how the Border Patrol has got to change diapers and provide material, how the National Guard has got to take over for the Border Patrol behind the desk so the press agents can go back there and pick up illegals and bring them to facilities that are overcrowded. They can't build tents fast enough. It wasn't their idea to have a wide open border. It was bad asylum rules that allowed this to happen. And then you throw it all on Border Patrol and you wonder why facilities aren't adequate.

GRIFF JENKINS (GUEST CO-HOST): Well that's a very important point. Look, you got to remember, the comparison to the concentration camp, her previous criticism, isn't fair because all the people that are in our custody came on their own accord.


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