Senator Katie Britt’s Lie: ‘The Cartels’ Did It

They didn’t. Nor did Biden administration policies cause crimes in Mexico 20 years ago.

Tucker Lieberman
4 min readMar 11, 2024

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Katie Britt, delivering a speech from her kitchen, raises a hand and purses her lips. Video still at 10:56 in the CBS airing
Katie Britt’s address (video still, CBS airing)

On March 7, following President Biden’s State of the Union address, U.S. Senator Katie Boyd Britt — elected in 2022 to represent Alabama — gave the Republican response. In her speech, she shared an anecdote that included one sentence that…

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Tucker Lieberman

Editor for Prism & Pen. Author of the novel "Most Famous Short Film of All Time." https://tuckerlieberman.com/