'I guess I should go down': Joe Biden gives lukewarm answer when grilled about why he hasn't visited southern border during CNN town hall: Insists he's been too busy inspecting hurricane damage and 'traveling around the world' | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED X-Frame-Options: SAMEORIGIN

'I guess I should go down': Joe Biden gives lukewarm answer when grilled about why he hasn't visited southern border during CNN town hall: Insists he's been too busy inspecting hurricane damage and 'traveling around the world'

President Joe Biden said he 'guesses' he should check out the southern border for himself in a town hall Thursday night, days after new data revealed that a record number of migrants were taken into US custody this year.

Asked by Cooper if he should go down to the border amid record crossings and condemnation of his strategy to tackle illegal immigration, Biden said: 'I've been there before ... I know it well ... I guess I should go down.'

He cited recent hurricanes and world travel as reasons why he hasn't had 'a whole hell of a lot of time to get down.

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