Fox Information Sunday’s Chris Wallace referred to as out Gov. Greg Abbott for not saying something about abuse at migrant services whereas Trump was president.
Chris Wallace to Gov. Greg Abbott: “There have been hundreds of complaints of sexual abuse at migrant shelters through the Trump years. To not say what is going on on now could be proper, however we could not discover one occasion of you complaining & calling that out when President Trump was president.” pic.twitter.com/MgzWY7AGsv
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You made information this week reporting that there are instances of sexual abuse on the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas, that homes proper now greater than 1600 kids,” the Fox Information moderator mentioned. “However the head of a nonprofit that gives authorized providers to immigrants mentioned this: ‘The one motive why Abbott is now appearing like he cares in regards to the kids in these services is for political causes.’
Governor, there have been hundreds of complaints of sexual abuse at migrant shelters through the Trump years. To not say that what’s occurring now could be proper however we couldn’t discover one occasion of you complaining and calling that out when President Trump was president.
Gov. Abbott responded with a bunch of phrases about how totally different have been when Trump was president, however what he couldn’t do was clarify why he spoke out now about abuse at migrant detention services and didn’t accomplish that then.
The explanation why is as a result of Republicans are nonetheless attempting to construct up the narrative of their faux border disaster. The very fact is that the state of affairs is best underneath Biden than it was underneath Trump. Youngsters aren’t being ripped away from their dad and mom after which misplaced.
Greg Abbott acquired busted by Chris Wallace, who did one thing that’s uncommon on the Sunday information exhibits. Wallace uncovered Abbott for being a partisan hack hypocrite who solely cares about points like migrant abuse when Democrats are in energy.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who’s White Home Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work centered on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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