Sara Carter obtains whistleblower email describing ‘extremely unsafe and unhealthy’ conditions at migrant facility

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Sara A. Carter gained exclusive access of a shocking email from a Border Patrol whistleblower that exposes new details of the migrant facility in Donna, Tx.

Carter joined “Hannity” on Tuesday and explained that the conditions in the migrant facility are far worse than what was initially reported.

“The Biden administration has clearly been lying to the entire country,” host Sean Hannity said.

The email sent from a border patrol official to the chain of command at Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a “desperate plea for help,” Hannity said.

The letter described conditions inside the facility as “extremely unsafe and unhealthy for the detainees, agents, and civilian workforce.”

“The overcrowding is inhumane, especially for the children,” the letter continued. “Pod 3A is designed to hold 80 people and on this day we have 694 unaccompanied children with two agents maintaining custody. That is 867% of the stated capacity of this detention space. The agents cannot possibly provide for the care, health, and safety of aliens in our custody, nor can we reasonably do so for ourselves.”

The whistleblower went on to explain that the detainees were “stressed and fatigued” and becoming agitated as many have been in the facility for more than two weeks.

Detainees are forced to lay on top of each other because there is no room to sleep and unaccompanied children have to sleep on their side to save space, the email reads.

“If we have a fire, a carbon monoxide leak from the generators, a stampede, or any number of potential and likely occurrences, many people will die. This situation is a disaster waiting to happen. Someone with the proper authority must do something immediately to alleviate the severe overcrowding before we experience a tragedy.”

Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott responded to the email, saying he hears the whistleblower “loud and clear.” The U.S. Customers and Border Protection confirmed the validity of the emails with a statement, saying the facility is no place for a child and vowing to “protect the nation and enforce laws humanely.”

“[These children] have been through enough already,” Carter said to Hannity. “Some of these children are as young as 4, 7 years old. Some of them have traveled all alone, across three countries, to get here to the United States.”

“You have to imagine the stress on these children as they’re sleeping in these cramped-up conditions inside these tents,” Carter said.

“It’s a very, very stressful situation, not only for the people inside being held here, but imagine what it is for the border patrol agents, the civilian workers, the doctors and the other medical professionals that are here.”

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