President Joe Biden’s pick to lead Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Chris Magnus, faced a confirmation hearing Tuesday, in which he refused to call the record high surge of illegal migrants entering the United States at the southern border a crisis but did acknowledge it was an urgent matter. “Senator, let me assure you that no one believes there is greater urgency to this matter than I do,” said Magnus when asked by Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) if he thinks the situation at the southern border is a crisis. Young continued to press Magnus to acknowledge that the situation was a crisis, but Magnus would not. “DHS tells us that we’ve already seen over 1.3 million illegal border crossings so far this year. That’s about 1.5 times the population of Indianapolis, Indiana. I’d say that’s a crisis. What number of illegal crossings would you consider to be a crisis? What …


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