Skip to comments.Trump says he will sign executive order to end family separations
Posted on 06/20/2018 12:03:51 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
President Trump on Wednesday said he will sign an executive order intended to end his administration's controversial practice of separating children from their parents who illegally cross the southern border.
We want to keep families together. Its very important. Ill be signing something in a little while thats going to do that, Trump told reporters during a meeting with Republican lawmakers at the White House.
Details about the order remain unknown, but Trump said he would be signing the document before leaving for a Wednesday night campaign rally in Duluth, Minn.
The move would be a major reversal for Trump and comes after the president and his top aides insisted for days that only Congress could halt family separations at the border, despite members of both parties saying Trump could unilaterally change the policy.
Trump said during a speech on Tuesday that congressional action is the only solution to the border crisis.
Congress and the courts created this problem, and Congress alone can fix it, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said on Monday.
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It would be funny if keeping them together meant sending them BACK together...
It’s against the law. The EO won’t pass muster if someone with standing files a lawsuit to stop it and cites the law.
“It would be funny if keeping them together meant sending them BACK together...”
Yea, but that’s not what’s going to happen...
The left is already screaming about the EO, so we know it’s the right move.
Keep verified mom and kids together only. father and any male over 16 to the brig until the whole family can be deported together.
Chalk another one up for that msm’s false narratives.
Methinks Trump has something like that in mind ...
Now the left and the media know that they can just pitch a fit and get what they want. Trump blinked.
“It would be funny if keeping them together meant sending them BACK together...” to Gitmo...
On the other hand, he has the likes of Schumer arguing that the president is not bound by the law, and need not apply the law.
That’s what it means.
Good. I think liberals are being played.
I agree, “cave”, if that’s what anyone wants to call it-—the whole thing was portrayed so dishonestly by the Left and their Media, that it was a lost cause from the beginning, and it’s only getting worse, regardless of how benign it actually is compared to the way it was portrayed. Problem is, the Left will not salute this-—they will only say this proves how powerful and righteous they are to have made Trump do “the right thing”——I can hear it now-—”Too late-—the damage to all those kids who thought they were going to the gas chambers has already been done!!!”
Trump caved on Amnesty too .
He blessed Ryans massive amnesty .
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