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Immigration / Separated Families / Shear Interview / A Discussion #1126410

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jun 22, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Tweet from President Trump on immigration quoted. A Keeping Them Honest look at Trump's changing views on immigration introduced. [On Wednesday, TRUMP - says the order is about keeping families together & border security.] [At a gathering, TRUMP - says these families are permanently separated: killed by criminal illegals.] What Trump is saying in his narrative vs. the facts noted; Trump tweet about Congress & immigration legislation quoted. [Last night, immigrant Cindy MADRID {With translator on screen} - talks about her daughter.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Los Fresnos, Texas: Nick Valencia) The conditions inside the detention center with confusion about where their kids are, the pace of reunions discussed. [immigration attorney Eileen BLESSINGER†- recounts the reaction to her complaints: no communication with the kids.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The confusion & chaos over Trump's plan noted. ["New York Times" Michael SHEAR†- offers views on the administration's confusion over policy in a very tense White House meeting about zero tolerance while keeping families together.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's lawyer Alan Dershowitz & former ICE acting dir. John Sandweg†† about immigration policy. [SANDWEG - offers views on there being no clear plan, how family detention could cost billions, the problem of kids scattered all over the country under different state laws.] [DERSHOWITZ - offers views on how the president could do the right thing, outlines what is needed to handle detention with expedited trials, how the president has the power.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Valencia, Nick

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