Wasserman Schultz to Cuccinelli: Trump Admin Pursuing ‘Heinous, White Supremacist Ideology’

‘You want to block all immigration and make life harder for immigrants and you have demonstrated you will pursue this heinous, white supremacist ideology at all costs’

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WASSERMAN-SHULTZ: "Thank you very much. You want to block all immigration and make life harder for immigrants, and you have demonstrated that you will pursue this heinous white supremacist ideology at all costs. Even if it means making critically ill children your collateral damage in the process. And this goes to a comprehensive pattern of harm at USCIS under your leadership. In August you announced the administration's new public charge rule, for example, which would deny legal status to immigrants who use social services. Mr. Cuccinelli, has USCIS done any analysis of how many children may stop receiving critical services due to fear of losing legal status under this rule? And I'd like you to answer that question, please."
CUCCINELLI: "After declaring that I'm not a white supremacist, as you alluded —"      
WASSERMAN-SCHULTZ: "You have been — you have applied white supremacy policy —"
CUCCINELLI: " — nor is the president."
WASSERMAN-SCHULTZ: "Okay. Facts matter."
CUCCINELLI: "Yes, they do. Yes, they do. Truth matters."
WASSERMAN-SCHULTZ: "It's why I'm stating them here today. Please answer the question."
CUCCINELLI: "No, you certainly are not."

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