MSNBC Destroys Trump’s Blame Democrats For Immigration Lie


[ applause ] Thank you.>>Joining us now is Jacob soberov. Let’s do a quick fact check. It is not the Democrats, it’s not congress. This is an enforcement action which the Obama and bush white houses rejected as being too harsh and unnecessary, what they were calling a nuclear option, and it is something that Lindsay graham and others who support the president who say he could change with a phone call. But again, using it against the Democrats and as bill crystal was just saying, doubling down on it as a midterm election strategy.>>Reporter: Let’s all say it together, there is no law that requires the federal government to separate children from their families if they have entered the United States illegally. That is a policy that has been put into place, and it has resulted in, in this border patrol station, 1100 children since April being taken away from their parents. It has resulted in little children waiting alone in this station. I saw some of them yesterday, waiting to get picked up by the department of health and human services, and taken to facilities across the country, one of a hundred, in 17 states where they have to wait to go through a process, to get into a foster care program or sponsorship program, because of a decision by the president of the United States. He said it makes him sad. What is sad is that he doesn’t understand that this is a policy that is 100% under his control and he could end it right now.>>Kristen Welker rejoining us from the white house. Is it clear he doesn’t understand? How much leeway do we give the president for not understanding his own policy? Or is it something being done deliberately?>>Reporter: I think there’s a deliberate element, Andrea. What strikes me about what we

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