White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki pushed back against Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy on Monday after he asked whether the influx of migrants at the border is a "disaster."
"Does FEMA's arrival at the border mean that the administration feels that what is happening down at the border is a disaster?" Doocy asked at Monday's press conference.
"I know we always get into the fun of labels around here," Psaki replied, "but I would say our focus is on solutions and this is one of the steps that the president felt would help -- not become a final solution -- but help expedite processing, help ensure that people who are coming across the border have access to health and medical care."
Psaki pointed out that the number of border crossings were "enormous" and she said that the Biden administration was "using every lever of the federal government to help address that."
Doocy pressed: "We've heard you say that it's a problem, it's a challenge. Is it now a disaster?"
"I appreciate the opportunity," Psaki said. "FEMA is there to help ensure that the people who are at the border, who are coming across the border have access to HHS and [Office of Refugee Resettlement] shelters, that we can swiftly place them with vetted families. They are playing a number of roles."
Watch the video below from C-SPAN.