John Oliver trashed President Joe Biden for what he said is failing to make good on his campaign promises surrounding immigration and the United States Refugee Admissions Program.
During Sunday night’s “Last Week Tonight,” Oliver tore into Biden over his administration’s failure to address the nation’s ongoing refugee crisis.
“The U. S. used to be a world leader in how many refugees we accepted, but this f***ing guy [points to Trump chyron] not only slashed the admissions cap down to a historic annual low of 15,000, he also added discriminatory eligibility categories that have blocked many Muslim and African refugees from coming to the U.S. And to his credit, Biden ran on a platform that included reversing Trump’s policies.”
He continued, “In early February, Biden announced that he’d raise the ceiling on admissions to over 62,000, eliminate Trump’s restrictions, and raise the cap even higher next year, which sounds great. Unfortunately, that was two months ago and he still hasn’t signed the presidential determination that revises Trump’s rules. And it has been hard to get a straight answer from this administration about why.”
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