Obama DHS Sec. Jeh Johnson ‘freely admits’ detaining children, families: ‘It was necessary’

Obama DHS Sec. Jeh Johnson ‘freely admits’ detaining children, families: ‘It was necessary’
Jeh Johnson (Image: Mediaite video screen grab)

[Ed. – Do liberals now get to go to Johnson’s house and harass him and call him names because they missed the chance when this was actually taking place?]

On Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace interviewed former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson, who said that under President Barack Obama, they did detain some children alone and some families together, two policies for which Donald Trump has been under considerable fire.

After President Trump signed an executive order last week to stop the separation of families at the border, the administration took new fire for the idea that families would be detained together. Rep. Louis “The secretary of Homeland Security has lost all morals when it comes to protecting children and enforcing our immigration laws.”

It is also something for which the ACLU blasted President Obama years ago.

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On Sunday, former Secretary Johnson told Chris Wallace that they thought it was necessary at the time, and that it is still is.

Wallace showed now infamous photos from 2014 of children in detention and asked if the Obama administration had handled things “so well.”

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