'Nobody likes' separating kids from parents at the border, Conway says

Calvin Saunders
June 18, 2018

Now they began saying that it wasn't a new initiative at all, just an enforcement of existing law.

Conway and Schiff appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press", Collins was on CBS' "Face the Nation", Lujan and Bannon spoke on ABC's "This Week", O'Rourke was interviewed on CNN's "State of the Union" and McCaul was on Fox's "Sunday Morning Futures".

The Trump administration's move to separate immigrant parents from their children on the U.S. -Mexico border has grabbed attention around the world, drawn scorn from human-rights organizations and overtaken the immigration debate in Congress.

But Friday, DHS said unlike previous years, it is no longer exempting classes of people from being prosecuted for crossing the border.

She says that Trump "hates to see children separated from their families" and hopes "both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform".

Host Chuck Todd raised a report in the Washington Post last week citing White House officials that the cruel policy was a means to get Democrats to the negotiating table and make them more likely to agree to Trump's demands on immigration, like a border wall. "We have a crisis on the southern border". The official tally of separations is now almost 4,000 children, not including March and the beginning of April 2018.

"MS-13 gang members are truly, and you've heard me say it, animals." he said on Saturday.

Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke, who is challenging Sen.

To voice your opinion regarding family separations and asylum for domestic abuse survivors, call the Department of Justice's main comment line at 202-353-1555.

Evangelical leader Franklin Graham, son of "America's pastor" Billy Graham and a prominent Trump supporter, told the Christian Broadcasting Network on Tuesday, "It's disgraceful, and it's awful to see families ripped apart and I don't support that one bit".

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Leveraging Christianity for political gain explores a moral grey area, bringing into question which social causes religious institutions use scripture to support or denounce (where is the "pro-life" and pro-family reaction to police brutality?).

"Stop lying to the American people". 'If he can't [acknowledge] that, I'll go tell him 'if you don't like families being supported, you can tell DHS to stop doing it'. Miller and Marc Short, the White House director of legislative affairs, have argued that immigration legislation is unlikely to pass this summer, officials said.

The temporary shelter near El Paso is the first to be erected by the Trump administration since the new "zero tolerance" policy.

This one is of Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the gates of the camps kids are getting housed.

Almost two thousand children were taken away from their own families as they reached the southern American border seeking help.

"The children can be taken care of quickly, beautifully, and immediately", President Trump said Friday. Government officials have said minors shouldn't be housed with adults in criminal holding facilities and that such a policy also should deter border crossings, even from those seeking asylum.

"The Democrats are forcing the breakup of families at the Border with their frightful and cruel legislative agenda", he tweeted. Democrats are good at only three things, High Taxes, High Crime and Obstruction.

Several Democratic lawmakers, including Senators Jeff Merkley of OR and Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, are traveling to the Rio Grande Valley area in Texas on Sunday to meet with USA border authorities and tour a former Walmart Inc. store that's been converted into a detention center for almost 1,500 immigrant boys.

"We write regarding the safety and security of young children immigrating to the United States", the senators wrote.

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