Friday on CNN, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) continued to voice her opposition to President Donald Trump, who she slammed for his immigration policies.
The Florida Democrat also voiced his annoyance in being barred from entering a detention center in Homestead, FL, a center near her congressional district.
” To that, I state that it actually feels more like we have a comic book villain in the White House than a president,” she stated. “This is a president who flouts the law and has been consistently declined in his outrageous, horrendous policies like these over and over. When he first became president, he tried to ban primarily immigrants from Muslim specific Muslim nations and was turned down by a court. Just recently, he was simply turned down by a court from requiring individuals seeking asylum to be held in Mexico while their asylum applications will be in procedure. That was rejected. He was rejected from having the ability to forcibly different children from their households at the border.”
” He has been turned down in– repeatedly in trying to end short-lived protective status for immigrants from countries that it’s hazardous for them to return to,” Wasserman Schultz continued. “Over and over and over once again, this president’s policies, which are outrageous and inhumane, have been rejected by courts. And then Monday, Brooke, after myself and Congresswomen Donna Shalala and Mucarsel-Powell attempted to perform oversight by going to the Homestead detention center, which just revealed its second growth of more than 1,000 children– we’re going to go over 3,000 unaccompanied minors that are housed there– we were denied gain access to, despite the fact that in 2015 I passed a law requiring the Workplace of Refugee Resettlement to permit members of Congress in, no questions asked, without any time frame, to conduct correct oversight to make certain kids are being well-cared-for. So they continually flout the law. And the judicial branch continues to decline them.”
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