“The USA is not going to be a migrant camp and it’ll not be a refugee holding facility,” Trump stated on the White Home throughout a assembly for his house council.
Trump once more blamed Democrats for the issue, although the separations are a results of a directive issued by his personal administration earlier this 12 months.
“I say it’s very strongly the Democrats fault,” he asserted Monday.
“If the Democrats would sit down as a substitute of obstructing, we might have one thing completed in a short time,” Trump added later. “Good for the kids, good for the nation, good for the world.”
The Division of Homeland Safety says practically 2,000 minors have been separated from their grownup guardians within the six week following the administration’s announcement of a “zero-tolerance coverage” towards unlawful border crossings.
The separations have triggered a nationwide outcry from Republicans and Democrats who say they’re inhumane and Trump and his high aides have struggled to clarify the coverage.