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CNN Evening News for Monday, Jun 18, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at breaking news on the separation of immigrant children from their parents on the border due to the administration's zero tolerance policy introduced; audio of crying children played. [President TRUMP - blames the Democrats for horrible laws that could be taken care of quickly.] A statement from former First Lady Laura Bush against this zero tolerance policy, First Lady Michelle Obama & former First Lady Rosalynn Carter quoted. [Senator Ted CRUZ - says this has to stop.] [Homeland Seurity Secretary Kirstjen NIELSEN - comments on policy.] [March 2017, Homeland Seurity Secretary Gen. John KELLY - explains a deterrence policy.] Senator Ben Sasser on the politics of immigration policy quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jeff Zeleny) How Nielsen would not answer questions about the children being abused at the detention centers as she toed the administration line in support of White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders as the White House communications system broke down discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) CNN poll findings on the zero tolerance policy cited. [Representative Will HURD†- says the administration could decide to NOT separate children from parents; cites the increased violence in Central America; reacts to the deterrence immigration policy; comments on the issue of separating children from families: a long-term impact.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Zeleny, Jeff
Duration:
00:15:40

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