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Trump Blames Death of Children at the Border on ‘Democrats and Their Pathetic Immigration Policies’

In the wake of the deaths of two children while in U.S. custody at the border, President Donald Trump tweeted today that the Democrats are to blame.

As Democrats continue calls for investigations into the deaths of 7-year-old Jakelin Caal and 8-year-old Felipe Gomez Alonzo, Trump took to Twitter to defend border patrol and blame the Democrats:

The President’s tweets come the same day as DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is on day two of a border trip.

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