Spicer: Family Separations Are 'Heartbreaking,' Congress Must Act on a Solution
Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Monday that it's incumbent upon Congress to recognize that a solution needs to be found to what he called a "broken" immigration problem.
"It's heartbreaking to watch children separated from their families but we also need to be a nation of laws and recognize that people who are coming in illegally are not following the laws of our country," he said.
Spicer noted that President Trump is keeping the pledge he made to remain tough on border security.
"I don't think this is a shock to anybody in terms of the president following through on what he said he would do," he said.
He added that Trump is someone who has repeatedly demonstrated that he is willing to do things other politicians wouldn't do to achieve results.
He said that as heartbreaking as it is to see migrant families separated, the law is the law.
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"It should give some sense of urgency to Congress to recognize that we need to fix the system at the border in several ways," he said.
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