The New York Times headline reads, Leading Republicans Join Democrats in Pushing Trump to Halt Family Separations.
The online Washington Post headline reads, Growing number of Republicans urge Trump to change policy on separating families.
Talk is cheap. “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” – Edmund Burke.
Steve Benen reports, So far, no Republicans endorse the Dems’ ‘Keep Families Together Act’:
The official line from the Trump White House is that critics of the administration’s practice of separating children from their parents at the border should simply change the law. The argument is indefensibly wrong: Donald Trump chose to implement a policy that separates these families, and he can change course at any time.
But Democrats have more or less accepted the challenge anyway, and have proposed specific legislation to prevent the Republican president from keeping his current policy in place. Vox.com highlighted the Senate Dems’ effort to pass the “Keep Families Together Act,” which was introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.).