Ingraham Hits Ex-RNC Chair Steele For Saying Trump’s Running ‘Concentration Camps’: ‘I’m Really Disappointed in You’


On Friday night, Laura Ingraham expressed disappointment in former RNC Chair Michael Steele over remarks he made about the Trump administration’s policy of separating illegal immigrant families at the border.

Steele appeared on MSNBC that morning and called the detainment centers that are housing illegal immigrant children “concentration camps for kids” and warned people at home that “their kids could be next.”

“You just saw the former head of the GOP, who I know I’m really disappointed in you Michael Steele,” Ingraham reacted. “Accusing the president of running concentration camps?”

Ingraham said as a mother of three children that the idea of parents being separated from their children is “horrific” and “feels wrong.”

“To describe what we are doing at our border, where people cross the border illegally or present themselves and say, ‘I want asylum,’ as ‘concentration camps’ is both, I think, dismissive in minimizing the Holocaust and it’s just wrong,” Ingraham said. “I mean, these kids have clean, nice facilities. They’re getting entertainment, recreation, tutoring, teachers, English classes. I mean, they get — they’re treated as well as we can treat them under the circumstances.”

“We have tens of thousands of people crossing our border and we have veterans sleeping in the street about three blocks from where we’re broadcasting here in San Francisco,” Ingraham continued. “As long as we have one veteran on a street tonight, we shouldn’t be spending money on illegal immigrant in the United States. I’m sorry. We’ve got to catch them and take them back to their home country.”

Watch the clip above, via Fox News.

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