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>> The United States will not be a migrant camp.>> President Triumph standing his ground even as the backlash grows against his immigration policies in a high stake political gained the designed what he want for the Congress.>> And I say it's very strongly the Democrats' fault.>> I'm Andy Sullivan in Washington, we're anger over the family separations at the border is reaching fever pitch.
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Many of Trump's own Republicans joining Democrats to say, it's unacceptable to take children from their parents. Now, Congress has a chance to vote on this policy this week when it takes up an immigration bill, but it's loaded with elements that are deal breakers for Democrats. Trump says that foot dragging on the part of Democrats is the cause of the family separations.
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>> So sad.>> But it's his own administration that put the policy in place.>> If the Democrats would sit down, we could have something done very quickly.>> Trump trying to shift the blame even though his Republicans control both chambers of Congress. Leaving Democrats out of the discussion as they try to come up with something that will pass.
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Trump pushing for money for a boarder wall and in dropping illegal immigration. Democrats show no sign of giving in, saying the administration does not need a new lot to end the separation policy.>> And so this is not an immigration issue, this is a humanitarian issue. It's about the children.
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>> Senator Kamala Harris on Monday calling on Homeland Security Secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen to resign. She's the one carrying out Trump's policy taking children from their parents.>> Our policy at DHS is to do what we're sworn to do, which is to enforce the law.>> Trump's not just beating up on Democrats, he's also pointing to Germany in order to ratchet up the pressure at home.
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Saying that crime levels in that country spiked after it adopted an open door immigration policy.>> We can't allow that to happen to the United States.>> But the numbers don't bear that out. German crime levels are at their lowest level since the country reunified in the early 1990s.
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Trump's trying all sorts of arguments ahead of what could be a crucial showdown on immigration this week.