He then added, "The Democrats have to change their law - that's their law".
Children would be separated from their parents if the families had been apprehended entering the country illegally, John Kelly, then the Homeland Security Secretary, said in March 2017, "in order to deter more movement along this terribly risky network".
While the Department of Homeland Security says it's put in place a zero-tolerance policy, it denied it was separating asylum seekers.
Mr Trump has blamed a law "Democrats gave us" for the policy, but it is unclear what law he is referring to. The plan includes US$25 billion for a wall along the US-Mexico border.
"Martin Luther King. he would be proud of what Donald Trump has done for black and Hispanic working class", Bannon boldly claimed.
Children can not be jailed in federal prisons so they are placed in shelters that have long existed for unaccompanied immigrant children arriving on the border alone.
"This administration has made it clear that we are not going to ignore the law any longer", the official said.
Schiff said the practice was "deeply unethical" and that Republicans' refusal to criticize Trump represented a "sad degeneration" of the GOP, which he said had become "the party of lies".
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We don't want to come away from here with nothing, we've worked too hard for that and try and raise the bar next weekend". In situations they are trying to solve problems themselves rather than trusting team mates and the system.
The proposed fix won approval from moderate House Republicans locked in hard re-election battles, but not from Republican Senate candidates running competitive races in GOP-leaning states. As such, congressional action is not necessary to stop it. Sessions has said the intent is to eventually prosecute everyone who crosses the border illegally. "I'd like to say it's un-American, but it's happening right now in America".
Leveraging Christianity for political gain explores a moral grey area, bringing into question which social causes religious institutions use scripture to support or denounce (where is the "pro-life" and pro-family reaction to police brutality?).
'President Trump could stop this policy with a phone call, ' he said. Rev. Franklin Graham, who's typically a Trump ally, told Christian Broadcasting Network that it's "disgraceful, it's awful, to see families ripped apart, and I don't support that one bit".
The fate of that bill is unclear, as the White House has sent mixed messages on whether Trump supports it or an alternative, more conservative immigration measure also expected to receive a vote. Former President Barack Obama also grappled with the plight of undocumented child immigrants and detained them when they were unaccompanied by caregivers.
A spokeswoman for the wife of President Donald Trump issued the statement after several days of images of crying children appearing on television and online.
Sessions has repeatedly touted the policy and it's necessity in appearance around the country and in interviews. He said that neither him nor the president "like to see children taken away from their parents". Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Sunday that the number "may well be higher" than that.
Compare that to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, with his twisted assertion that the administration's "zero tolerance" policy is somehow biblically mandated.
He also accused Democrats of "forcing the breakup of families at the border" because they are pushing their own "cruel" uncompromising legislative agenda. This is why we need more Republicans elected in November.