CNN reports on Trump admin’s move to terminate Flores settlement, immediately botches facts

CNN reports on Trump admin’s move to terminate Flores settlement, immediately botches facts

[Ed. – The network continues to set record after record for stinking.]

CNN mischaracterized the Trump administration’s new rule on immigration less than an hour after it was announced Wednesday.

As the Daily Caller reported Tuesday night, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is establishing national standards for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) family residential centers so that migrant family units can be held together for the duration of their immigration court proceedings. The new guidance effectively terminates the Flores agreement, a 1997 court ruling that has since been interpreted to mean that family units with children cannot be detained together longer than 20 days.

DHS officially announced the rule change during a scheduled 9:30 A.M. eastern press conference.

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Just under an hour later, CNN misled viewers of its cable programming by suggesting that the new policy meant children could be held in cages indefinitely.

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