Joe Biden says 'people will pay' for migrant treatment at Texas border.

President Joe Biden said on Friday there would be repercussions for U.S. Border Patrol agents over their harsh treatment of Haitian migrants at the southern U.S. border, calling it an embarrassment to the nation.

Biden added that he ultimately bears responsibility for the situation at the Texas border with Mexico amid an influx of thousands of Haitians that has drawn international attention after viral photos showing agents on horseback using reins against the migrants.

"Of course, I take responsibility. I'm president," he told reporters at the White House."I promise you those people will pay," he added of the agents. "It's simply not who we are."

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