Biden Refuses to Apologize to Protesters for Deportations

Washington Free Beacon | 7/16/2019 | Philip Caldwell
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At a campaign event in New Hampshire Friday, Democratic candidate Joe Biden was confronted by protesters who demanded he apologize for deportations of illegal immigrants during the Obama administration. Biden stood firm in refusing to disavow deportations as a tool of immigration enforcement.

A video published by America Rising captured the tense encounter.

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The former vice-president and leading candidate for the Democratic nomination was approached by a group of protesters, as well as a man speaking Spanish accompanied by a translator. The man told Biden that his brother had been detained and deported, and that he himself had faced deportation proceedings.

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"I want you to apologize for the three million immigrants that were deported and separated from their families under the Obama years," the man told Biden through his translator. "I want to know if you will commit to stopping all deportations and detentions if you are elected president."

Biden promptly responded "no", refusing to commit to halting deportations or to apologize for those that took place during the Obama administration.

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The immigration protesters quickly voiced their disapproval,...
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