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Rick Wilson: Trump Admin Want to Separate These Families ‘as a Sort of Theater of Cruelty’
Name: CNN Newsroom
, Rick Wilson
Name: Poppy Harlow
Name: Rick Wilson
07/11/2018 10:29 am
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HARLOW With me now ░░░░░░░░ Trippi CNN political commentator ░░░░░░░░ a democratic strategist as ░░░░░░░░ as a Republican strategist ░░░░░░░░ Wilson Gentlemen now I ░░░░░░░░ you both here a ░░░░░░░░ have lot to get ░░░░░░░░ but let s first ░░░░░░░░ on immigration Rick Wilson ░░░░░░░░ you look and people ░░░░░░░░ know you were a ░░░░░░░░ with Giuliani way back ░░░░░░░░ the day You look ░░░░░░░░ how other Republican administrations ░░░░░░░░ handled this issue and ░░░░░░░░ not to do these ░░░░░░░░ separations Right There were ░░░░░░░░ under the Bush and ░░░░░░░░ Obama administration How does ░░░░░░░░ administration fight the optics ░░░░░░░░ this Because policy wise ░░░░░░░░ practice wise they re ░░░░░░░░ to catch and release ░░░░░░░░ do pictures like Rosa ░░░░░░░░ showed us of this ░░░░░░░░ boy being reunited with ░░░░░░░░ father after 43 days ░░░░░░░░ those haunt this administration ░░░░░░░░ Well I think the ░░░░░░░░ of the cruelty of ░░░░░░░░ administration are a very ░░░░░░░░ part of this They ░░░░░░░░ a feature not a ░░░░░░░░ of the Trump administration ░░░░░░░░ policy And so I ░░░░░░░░ that we re in ░░░░░░░░ situation where no one ░░░░░░░░ the administration is unhappy ░░░░░░░░ these things because they ░░░░░░░░ only talking to their ░░░░░░░░ They re only talking ░░░░░░░░ their core supporters And ░░░░░░░░ core supporters want anybody ░░░░░░░░ s darker than a ░░░░░░░░ deported They re not ░░░░░░░░ about immigration of any ░░░░░░░░ They don t believe ░░░░░░░░ the asylum process They ░░░░░░░░ to take and separate ░░░░░░░░ families as a matter ░░░░░░░░ deterrence and as a ░░░░░░░░ of theater of cruelty ░░░░░░░░ think it really doesn ░░░░░░░░ speak well to their ░░░░░░░░ standing It doesn t ░░░░░░░░ well to the kind ░░░░░░░░ crosstalk HARLOW That s ░░░░░░░░ an argument I mean ░░░░░░░░ re saying the administration ░░░░░░░░ this They want I ░░░░░░░░ I get it s ░░░░░░░░ practice but I m ░░░░░░░░ they want these pictures ░░░░░░░░ want it to play ░░░░░░░░ like this really WILSON ░░░░░░░░ And there s been ░░░░░░░░ reporting on this Stephen ░░░░░░░░ and the guys in ░░░░░░░░ white nationalist faction of ░░░░░░░░ party are very happy ░░░░░░░░ this They love they ░░░░░░░░ the whole optics of ░░░░░░░░ cruel sort of exercise.”
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