Posted by Curt on 28 November, 2018 at 7:04 pm. 2 comments already!


Monday and Tuesday’s ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts had zero mentions of border agents’ use of tear gas during the Obama administration, according to the Media Research Center.

Federal agents used tear gas on the U.S.-Mexico border dozens of times during the Obama administration, data from the Department of Homeland Security shows, despite outrage at the Trump administration from Democrats for using the substance against migrant caravan members over the weekend.

According to DHS data, during the Obama administration, tear gas was used on the border 26 times in 2012, 27 times in 2013, 15 times in 2014, eight times in 2015, and three times in 2016. That compares to 18 times in 2017 and 29 times in 2018 during the Trump administration.

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