Congressman blasts immigration policy, makes emotional plea to GOP

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., asked his Republican colleagues to "stand up to President Trump."
2:07 | 06/19/18

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Even if you believe immigration. Should be halted. Entirely. We all. Should be able to agree. That end the United States of America. We will not intentionally. Separate. Children from their parents we will not do that we are batted an act. We are salt much better. Which NBA notes it will agree. That we will not. He kids in foul internment camps. And definitely. And hidden away from public view what country. This is a United States of America. We now have reports of parents. Being deported. Budgets Robert Bennett president of keeping. Dead children here. What a team. In America. We do not need legislated. This is a policy and understand this this was a policy. In big debt. Ever met. And executed. By president Donald Trump. It's so. In conclusion mr. chairman. We need zero. Those children need you. I'm talking directly to my Republican colleagues. We need you stand up to president coop itself. We need you to join us and telling him. Bit we reject. This mean. Policy. We need you to tell him to abandon its policy. We need you to remind him dead this as the United States. Of America. And it is a great country. And we need you to stand up. For those children.

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