Pelosi: ‘I’m like a lioness’ about protecting children

Pelosi: ‘I’m like a lioness’ about protecting children

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She…called not only for the U.S. government to process minors arriving illegally from Central America on a “case-by-case basis” but for the government to “treat the Mexican kids the way they treat the non-contiguous country kids.”

“Quite frankly, I would rather they treat the Mexican kids the way they treat the non-contiguous country kids,” Pelosi said at a Capitol Hill press conference on Thursday, claiming that sending these children back to their home countries would be like “sending them back into a burning building.”

“As you probably know by now, that when it comes to the children from my standpoint, I’m like a lioness,” she said. “Just don’t mess with the children, okay?”

Pelosi also stressed that the illegals crossing at the Southwest U.S. border was “not a question of the border not being secure” because “the children are turning themselves in,” and that she cares about the children and “about them going home.”   Also, said the former House Speaker, “I care about securing the border.” …

Pelosi added she believes the southern U.S. border, where more than 181,000 immigrants have crossed since October of last year, is secure.

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