WH's Psaki Backtracks Border "Crisis" Comment: "Challenges On The Border"

RCP's Philip Wegmann asked White House press secretary Jen Psaki to clarify the administration's view on the border after she used the phrase "crisis on the border" earlier at Thursday's daily press briefing. <blockquote>Q Thank you, ma’am. A couple of quick questions. When you were talking, a moment ago, about diplomatic negotiations between the United States and Mexico, you said “crisis on the border.” Is — was that a — MS. PSAKI: Challenges on the border. Q Okay. But, so, that’s not — that doesn’t reflect any change in the administration’s — MS. PSAKI: No. Q — view of things? MS. PSAKI: Nope.</blockquote> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I asked <a href="https://twitter.com/PressSec?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@PressSec</a> what she meant when she referred to the "crisis on the border..." <br><br>She clarified that she meant "challenges on the border." <br><br>So does that " crisis" language reflect any changes in the administration's view of the the situation? <br><br>"Nope," she insisted.</p>— Philip Melanchthon Wegmann (@PhilipWegmann) <a href="https://twitter.com/PhilipWegmann/status/1372603888252116992?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 18, 2021</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>