John Oliver Blasts Cable News Coverage Of Donald Trump’s “Children In Cages” Immigration Strategy And Walk Back

Deadline | 6/24/2018 | Lisa de Moraes
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After opening Last Week Tonight with a quick nod to Melania Trump’s cheap “I Really Don’t Care Do U?” Jacket, aka “Coatus FLOTUS,” John Oliver immediately dove into a look at her husband, President Donald Trump, aka “the abusive father America will be talking about in therapy for the next 40 years.”

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Week - Outrage - Tolerance - Policy - Children

This week we saw continued outrage over his zero tolerance policy causing children to be separated from their children at the border.

A policy Trump insisted repeatedly last week he had no power to change.

And then he changed it.

“Which is a little strange because he usually claims he can do things and then doesn’t do them, like draining the swamp, locking up Hillary, or attending Tiffany’s Sweet 16,” Oliver joked.

Exec - Order - Hitches - Families - Rules

Unfortunately that exec order has some significant hitches because, while families will now not be separated, that’s because they’ll be detained together. And, under current rules, the children cannot be held in government detention facilities for more than 20 days. Which mean less than three weeks from now they could start splitting families all over again.

Oliver looked at cable news coverage of Trump’s plan to reunited the more than 2,000 children already separated from their parents.

Issue - CNN - Trump - Administration - Plan

He took issue with CNN saying the Trump administration has released a general plan for bringing separated families together, though some major pieces still are missing, “including a clear timeline on just how long it would take and...
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