Kirstjen Nielsen lied to Congress and the American people

a new memo released by the Freedom of information act, show that the government openly lied to Congress and the American people about their border policy it was at the direct order of the White House always about separating families.

On Monday, good government groups released a heavily redacted and previously confidential Trump administration memo from April outlining and authorizing what would ultimately become the White House’s disastrous family separation border policy.

The memo, obtained via a Freedom of Information Act request by Open the Government and the Project On Government Oversight, mentions a series of options that were presented to Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen on April 23 for how to approach the Justice Department’s “zero tolerance” policy on prosecuting undocumented border crossers.

Contrary to Nielsen’s public statements, the memo made clear that this was a family separation policy. Nielsen seems to have misled Congress and the American people when she repeatedly claimed that there was no policy of separating families at the border.

Meh… nothing will happen to her…but it was clear from day one that she is a ■■■■■■■■■.

Time to rehash the lies about coyotes trafficking 15 year olds for sex service across the border and pretending they are “family” when caught.

What post was I reading about propaganda in recently?? Can add this one to the list.

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What does this have to do with Nielsen lying to Congress?

Big circle of opinion. One says separate legitimate families and another says save smuggled children from traffickers.

Truth is in the middle, with the pursuit of justice and border security making Trump admin policy valid and just IMO. I know many people with hearts shaped like a D wish for something different.

Lies? So the Obama administration didn’t really really release minors back to human traffickers?

from https://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/29/us/politics/us-placed-immigrant-children-with-traffickers-report-says.html

In addition to the Marion cases, the investigation found evidence that 13 other children had been trafficked after officials handed them over to adults who were supposed to care for them during their immigration proceedings. An additional 15 cases exhibited some signs of trafficking.

The report also said that it was unclear how many of the approximately 90,000 children the agency had placed in the past two years fell prey to traffickers, including sex traffickers, because it does not keep track of such cases.

“Whatever your views on immigration policy, everyone can agree that the administration has a responsibility to ensure the safety of the migrant kids that have entered government custody until their immigration court date,” Mr. Portman said.

Exactly. The spin on the families that are caught up in these investigations is not helpful. It does more to enable the coyote ruse.

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You claimed this “shows” that the government lied to Congress, and the article you cite says it “suggests.” Neither is correct.

The problem is that you want to assume that every adult with minor children is the parent. The Trump admin is not going to assume every adult with minor child, is that child’s parent or legal guardian. There are people who exploit children, and sell them into forced child labor, or sexual slavery.

Because of the horrors that occurred under the Obama administration, where they inadvertently delivered illegal immigrant children to predators, the Trump admin is not going to make assumptions and send children off in the custody with the exploiters of children.

This administration lies about everything. I’m waiting for one news article which reports on them actually telling the truth for once. That would really be news!

Of course they were gonna separate families. They’re sending a message.

Lol, the people running with the outlier of children not with their families to justify thousands of legitimate families being separated in a matter of weeks is transparent ■■■■■■■■.

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Mission accomplished.

Despite the Trump administration’s strict but ever-changing immigration policies affecting migrant families and asylum seekers, one thing has remained the same: People keep coming.