Ocasio-Cortez: Trump Equates ‘Lack of Torture’ with ‘Open Border’

Breitbart | 7/19/2019 | Joshua Caplan
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Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) claimed Friday President Donald Trump views a “lack of torture” at immigrant detention facilities as synonymous with an open U.S.-Mexico border in a Capitol Hill hallway exchange with reporter Nicholas Ballasy.

A partial transcript is as follows:

NICHOLAS - BALLASY - Situation - Trump - Tweets

NICHOLAS BALLASY: Do you think the situation with Trump’s tweets has actually brought Democrats closer and more unified?

REP. ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ: I think there’s a lot of unity in the caucus, to a certain extent. It’s pretty easy to come together for everyday Americans.

BALLASY - President - Trump - Twitter - Democrats

BALLASY: You probably heard President Trump that he’s putting on Twitter that you and the other freshman Democrats want open borders. What’s your response to that? Is that’s what you’re advocating for?...
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