Mike Pence should 'see what Jesus says about the treatment of little children,' Joe Scarborough says

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MSNBC host Joe Scarborough urged Vice President Mike Pence to check his Bible to “see what Jesus says about the treatment of little children” after Pence blamed “dangerous” conditions under which migrant children are being held on Democrats in Congress.

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Pence responded on Sunday to a recent New Yorker report which described conditions under which migrant children are being detained at Border Patrol facilities in Texas as “dirty, neglectful, and dangerous,” but Scarborough didn’t buy it.

“Mike Pence is lying about children living in torturous positions right there. Mike Pence, who claims to be a Christian, a devout Christian — I’m sure he is, I’m not questioning his faith, but he uses it as a political badge of honor. Mike should read the gospels again and see what Jesus says about the treatment of little children. You can start at Luke 17:2. Something about millstones being hung around people’s neck,” Scarborough said reacting to Pence’s response to widespread outrage over reports of conditions at the detention facilities.

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“You have got to explain to us what does the administration think they are gaining by allowing children to walk around with lice and walk around without diapers and 8-year-olds having to take care of 2 or 3-year-olds? What does the administration think they gain from that?”

That bad publicity from the New Yorker report has also been compounded by footage of a Department of Justice attorney making a legal argument that toothbrushes, blankets and medicine aren’t necessary basics for detained children. In the footage the attorney argues that "there's fair reason to find that those things may be part of safe and sanitary," before a judge pushes back with, "Not may be, are a part."

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CNN's Jake Tapper asked Pence during "State of the Union" on Sunday: "Aren't toothbrushes and blankets...
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