Raf Noboa, an Iraq War veteran and former Army sergeant, may have said it best: “America’s military once liberated people from concentration camps. It beggars the mind and our morality that it might be used to secure them.”
Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives visited a child detention facility in Texas on Saturday and they were not happy about what they saw. According to the more than two dozen members of Congress who made the trip to the border, children are sleeping behind bars on concrete floors in what “for all intents and purposes” is a prison.
The stinky mess that Donald Trump has created at the Mexican border is getting worse every day.
The president and his evil henchmen — Jeff Sessions and Kirstjen Nielsen — have put into effect new policies and programs designed to impose the maximum pain possible on people attempting to enter the United States.
Donald Trump, Jeff Sessions and Kirstjen Nielsen have often said that “the law” requires that undocumented children be separated from their parents a the U.S.-Mexico border, but there is no law that requires that.
Donald Trump’s policy of ripping children away from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border was supposed to push Democrats to negotiate in Congress so he could get tougher immigration laws and his beloved border wall. But instead it may end up costing Republicans their majorities in Congress.