Democrats slam 'horrifying' conditions at US-Mexico border detention facilities

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A 12-year-old girl has shared her testimony of the grim conditions she faced while being held at a border detention facility in the United States.

A 12-year-old girl has shared her testimony of the grim conditions she faced while being held at a border detention facility in the United States.

A 12-year-old girl has shared her testimony of the grim conditions she faced while being held at a border detention facility in the United States.

"There is abuse in these facilities,” Ms Ocasio-Cortez said."They should be given water. They should be given basic access to human rights."The Trump administration’s tough approach to undocumented migrants has drawn attention to the Border Patrol's detention policies.

This has included its agents' treatment of children, the conditions which minors are being housed under and the alleged separation of families.READ MOREIn a series of twitter posts, Ms Ocasio-Cortez recounted in detail the conditions at the Clint detention facility.

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I know she has the mind and temperament of a child buy I didnt realise AOC was actually only 12 years old :) makes sense now Why start at chapter 4? How did it get to that situation? SBS SBS news I saw the video it's FAKENEWS. Just a crisis actor reading a speech doesn't even say what nation she's from. POTUS just signed a $4.6 billion dollar bill to help refugees. The news alligned with the Democrats and the Deepstate are desperate to destroy record breaking success.

Well dont enter a country illegally then, pretty simple really

Trump becomes first US president to step into North Korea | Sky News AustraliaUS President Donald Trump has become the first US president to step foot into North Korea while leader.\n\nMr Trump says crossing the border is a ‘great honour’ and lauded his friendship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.\n\nThe US has been trying to negotiate a deal to de-nuclearise the Korean peninsula, however its efforts have been stymied by the authoritarian country’s intransigence. realDonaldTrump trump is s a media hog. He had to recapture media attention after the brilliant Democrat's debates. trump is a fascist cannot stand to be upstaged. This North Korean meeting is a media stunt. I doubt anything will come of it. KimJongUn realDonaldTrump History played out like reality tv solely for ratings and adulation. KIMTRAN111 realDonaldTrump What a beautiful thing to see. And, it took our great President Trump to bring peace to this world

'A great honour': Trump becomes first sitting US president to step into North KoreaThe last-minute meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has taken place - with the two men stepping into North Korea alongside each other. There is a reason why no other sitting American president would set foot in NK and Trump is the first: none would give a rogue regime and murderous dictator legitimacy in this manner. so much winning Aren’t they still at war?

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Trump becomes first sitting US President to step into North Korea | Sky News AustraliaDonald Trump has become the first serving US President to cross the border into North Korea.\n\nMr Trump shook hands with Kim Jong Un at the borderline on the Korean peninsula's demilitarised zone, a swift turnaround in Twitter diplomacy after floating the idea on social media.\n\nThe American leader was invited to cross the line by Mr Kim, and stepped over, spending a brief time in North Korea before bringing Mr Kim back with him into South Korea.\n\nDuring the meeting, the pair agreed to revive talks on the North's nuclear weapons programme.\n\nAs he announced the resumptions of talks, Mr Trump told reporters ‘we're not looking for speed. We're looking to get it right’.\n\nHe added that economic sanctions on the North would remain.\n\nMr Kim describes the move as ‘an expression of his willingness to eliminate all the unfortunate past and open a new future’. \n\nImage: AP An american President using diplomacy rather than bombs. Well done President Trump.

Ivanka Trump’s awkward G20 performanceIvanka Trump’s performance at a G20 summit has been slammed as evidence why the US president’s daughter shouldn’t hold a US diplomatic position. 9News If it was one of Obamas children they would be praised by the media. ‘performance’? pretending you are an elected official is wrong. she doesnt belong there bc unwantedivanka nepotism appointment is unethical IvankaTrump realDonaldTrump Should say, “further evidence.” Jesus. Every diplomatic trip has been “Bring Your Daughter To Work Day.” Lady Liberty is blushing, along with the rest of us. 🙄

Their visit comes following reports by government inspectors of overcrowded and unhygienic conditions in detention facilities.Trump becomes first US president to step into North Korea 30/06/2019 | 6min US President Donald Trump has become the first US president to step foot into North Korea while leader.June 30, 2019 Their first meeting last year took place in a blaze of publicity, the first-ever encounter between a leader of the nuclear-armed North and a sitting US president, whose forces and their allies fought each other to a stalemate in the 1950-53 Korean War.Larger text size Very large text size Australian shares are poised to open higher to start the new fiscal year, bolstered by the weekend US-China trade truce and with investors positioning for a rate cut as soon as tomorrow.

"There is abuse in these facilities,” Ms Ocasio-Cortez said. "They should be given water. The US has been trying to negotiate a deal to de-nuclearise the Korean peninsula, however its efforts have been stymied by the authoritarian country’s intransigence. They should be given basic access to human rights.   Contact between the two sides has since been minimal - with Pyongyang issuing frequent criticisms of the US position - but the two leaders have exchanged a series of letters." The Trump administration’s tough approach to undocumented migrants has drawn attention to the Border Patrol's detention policies. This has included its agents' treatment of children, the conditions which minors are being housed under and the alleged separation of families.7 per cent to 6618.

READ MORE In a series of twitter posts, Ms Ocasio-Cortez recounted in detail the conditions at the Clint detention facility. While there, if Chairman Kim of North Korea sees this, I would meet him at the Border/DMZ just to shake his hand and say Hello(?)! — Donald J. “We’re talking systemic cruelty [and] a dehumanising culture that treats them like animals,” she said. What’s haunting is that the women I met with today told me in no uncertain terms that they would experience retribution for telling us what they shared. They all began sobbing - out of fear of being punished, out of sickness, out of desperation, lack of sleep, trauma, despair. Koryo Tours, the market leader for Western tourism to the North, said the DMZ was closed to visitors on the northern side Sunday, in a potential sign of an official event. — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) Just left the 1st CBP facility.20 US cents.

I see why CBP officers were being so physically &sexually threatening towards me. Officers were keeping women in cells w/ no water & had told them to drink out of the toilets. READ MORE   'Barren no man's land' A meeting in the DMZ would make a powerful visual statement, but analysts were divided over its potential impact. This was them on their GOOD behavior in front of members of Congress. — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) July 1, 2019 Ms Ocasio-Cortez said one of the people being detained described their treatment as “psychological warfare.” Fellow Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib also called for urgent reform of the detention system, saying it’s not only children that are suffering. President Moon and I have “toasted” our new Trade Deal, a far better one for us than that which it replaced. Still, implementation and enforcement remain key sticking points for any deal.

  We can't just focus on the children anymore. I met grandmothers, mothers and fathers who are suffering. This is devastating. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 29, 2019 John Delury of Yonsei University in Seoul said an encounter in the"barren no man's land that embodies the unhealed wound of post-WWII division, the Korean War, and 70 years of animosity" would help improve ties. The look in one father's eyes broke me. I can't look away. "Governor Lowe has made it clear that the cash rate will likely be 1 per cent by August and we will take him on his word.

. If they meet and don't, that's ok too.