Mazie Hirono: People in Trump’s Administration ‘Sit Around Every Single Day Thinking Up New Ways to Be Cruel’ to Migrants

Wednesday during an appearance on MSNBC’s “All In,” Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) leveled the charge against the Trump administration claiming some within it “sit around” and think up “new ways to be cruel” to migrants.

The Hawaii Democrat made that claim when asked about a facility om Dilley, TX.

“These families should not be detained, and that’s the bottom line,” Hirono said. “And so we’re not contemplating thousands and thousands of migrant families being detained, doing irreparable harm to little children. When I was in Dilley, you know, we can’t forget seeing was there, a little boy just silently crying. Heaven knows what was going through his mind, but not good.”

“And so there are alternatives, as I keep mentioning,” she continued. “And I did have a shadow hearing what happens in these facilities and what happens to the children. Clearly, they are harmed irreparably. Our country should not be imposing this kind of cruelty on children. But I think that the Trump administration, people sit around every single day thinking up new ways to be cruel to these migrants. That’s what they do. And tomorrow, they will probably come up with something else.”

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