TENNESSEE (WATE) — Tennessee U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R) spent Sunday at the U.S. – Mexico southern border.

In a series of tweets, the senator shared her experience in Pinal County, Arizona, with Sheriff Mark Lamb, saying she was able to get a “firsthand view of how the border crisis is impacting communities.”

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Sen. Blackburn’s visit to the southern border comes just days after East Tennessee Congressman Chuck Fleischmann joined other house members during a trip to the southern border in El Paso, Texas.

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In a tweet from Sunday’s visit, Sen. Marsha Blackburn said that since President Biden has taken office, the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office has “already had 40 car pursuits chasing illegal immigrants.”