President Donald Trump dismissed the pain that he and his administration have caused by separating children from their parents, and falsely claimed the Obama administration had done the same thing.
We must maintain a Strong Southern Border. We cannot allow our Country to be overrun by illegal immigrants as the Democrats tell their phony stories of sadness and grief, hoping it will help them in the elections. Obama and others had the same pictures, and did nothing about it!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 22, 2018
CNN host Poppy Harlow responded by playing real emotional footage of an immigrant mother being reunited with her young child:
Phony stories? Tell that to the hundreds and hundreds — thousands! — of children separated from their parents.
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