Jeff Merkley: Ripping Kid Away from Parents Comes from a ‘Very Dark Place’ in the Heart of the Trump Admin

‘It’s really kind of an evil partnership here in which the funds are being taken away from preparation’

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 MERKLEY: "When you have preparedness lines and when you have lines dedicated to response, that’s exactly the sort of funds that help you prepare and address the damage that comes from these storms. So it’s really kind of an evil partnership here in which the funds are being taken away from preparation, after we knew the impact of the three massive hurricanes from last year. And then the money is being directed towards a program that comes from a very dark place in the heart of the administration, which is ripping thousands of children out of the arms of their -- their parents, then locking -- locking their parents up."

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