The Border Patrol is preparing to discipline agents whom Biden administration officials accused of “whipping” Haitian migrants while on horseback in Del Rio, Texas, last September, the Washington Examiner has learned.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the federal agency that investigated the incident, will accuse the horse patrol agents of “administrative violations,” according to two agency officials, confirming an earlier report from Fox News. It is unlikely they will be fired, one of the sources said.
CBP initiated an investigation after images of the altercation were seized on by Democrats and provoked national outrage. The migrants were attempting to cross the border illegally.
The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General declined to investigate, indicating that it had not found any criminal actions were taken by the agents, kicking it back down to CBP investigators. Nearly nine months later, CBP has yet to release the results of its in-house investigation, and the employees involved remain on desk duty.
The administration promised a quick review of the incident, but the lack of a conclusion vindicating or convicting mou…