Congressional flamethrower and avowed socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Thursday abruptly backed away from her insinuation that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is a racist. It would not bar the president from responding to an attack on the U.S. It also came days before Trump-ordered nationwide raids targeting people in the USA illegally are expected to begin, according to administration officials and immigrant activists, actions that would further inflame the issue.
The report, based on data the panel demanded from federal agencies, found that 18 children under age 2 - half who were just months old - were kept from their parents up to half a year.
Congress last month approved a $4.6 billion measure with money to improve border stations and migrants' treatment. "This isn't a family feud, this is beyond what anyone thinks", he said.
In response to criticism from his fellow Republicans, Gaetz had this to say: "If my war hungry colleagues - some of whom have already suggested that we invade Venezuela, North Korea and probably a few other countries before lunchtime tomorrow - if they're so certain of their case against Iran, let them bring their authorization to use military force against Iran to this very floor". But I'm not going to be discussing it any further, ' she told reporters at her weekly news conference. Hundreds were held longer than previously revealed, including 25 kept over a year, and at least 30 remain apart from their parents.
The worst thing about touring immigrant detention facilities at the border was seeing cruelty occur under the American flags hung everywhere, Rep.
The row comes amid accusations by AOC and by other freshman democrats, namely: Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Ayanna Pressley of MA.
Trump 2020 Deputy Director of Communications Matt Wolking criticized the swearing in as "contrived theater by AOC and Elijah Cummings", adding that "She knows damn well she can lie as much as she wants "under oath" and the committee will do nothing about it".
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Tlaib added, "It's a risky ideology that rules our nation right now".
The tweet has emerged as a key flash point in a simmering feud between Pelosi and "the Squad" - freshman Democratic Representatives Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, Rashida Tlaib of MI, and Ocasio-Cortez of New York - one that burst into a full boil this week after simmering for months when Pelosi told The New York Times that the four "didn't have any following, " citing their lonely votes last month against a Democratic-crafted bill to address the southern border crisis.
As if in counterpoint to Democrats' testimony, Vice President Mike Pence and eight GOP lawmakers toured a border station Friday in Donna, Texas, a vast collection of air-conditioned, interconnected tents built in May to temporarily handle 1,000 migrants and now holding 800.
With Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan translating into Spanish, two children told Pence they'd walked two and three months to arrive. That's $17 billion less than the White House and Republicans were seeking.
Roy said by not toughening immigration laws, Democrats have "created the very magnet" that attracts migrants to the US and said the House "cowardly sits in the corner, doing nothing" to address the problems that result.
Pressley and Rep. Veronica Escobar, whose West Texas district includes El Paso and hugs the boundary with Mexico, also testified. Over the past year, they have ramped up efforts to feed, shelter and care for the thousands of migrant families released weekly by the Department of Homeland Security.