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Barbara Lee: 'When You See It in Person It's Horrific' - Page 2

The family-separation policy takes center stage on Sunday talk shows
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 24, 2018 12:10 PM CDT

  • Now calm down: Sen. James Landford appeared to dismiss stories of officials and lawyers struggling to reconnect migrant parents with their children. "Let me clarify this," Landford said on NBC's Meet the Press, per Politico. "We know where every single child is. These are career professionals that work with HHS, and that work with DHS in Customs and Border Patrol and ICE—these are not political appointees. These are career folks. They know where every child is, to be able to connect them to their parent or their relative that came."
  • This won't last: Tom Bossert, Trump's former advisor on Homeland Security, says the president's order to stop family separations won't last long. "The problem with his executive order is, it's in direct contradiction to the standing order and ruling from the judge in 2015," he said on This Week, per Politico. "… My guess, that stroke of a pen does not survive three weeks before this court overrules it."
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