‘Separating Rhetoric from Reality’: Fox News’ Shep Smith Fact-Checks Trump on Obama and Family Separation

‘President Trump said today he is not reinstating his own child separation policy’


SMITH: "For instance, this photo is from 2014. In that year, the Obama Administration saw a surge in children and families from Central America. They started jailing families together as family units. And according to the reporting of our corporate cousins at The Wall Street Journal and others, 'Obama Administration officials considered separating families, but opted not to do so.' The Trump Administration did separate families. The Trump Department of Homeland Security estimates more than 2,300 children had been separated from their families by last spring. The Trump Administration did detain children in cages. An unknown number of those children is still not back with their families. President Trump said today he is not reinstating his own child separation policy."

(h/t Mediaite)

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