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Witcover: Inhumane treatment of migrant children stokes revulsion across political spectrum

Witcover: Inhumane treatment of migrant children stokes revulsion across political spectrum

Americans alarmed about President Donald Trump's attacks on their basic democratic institutions need to look no further for evidence now than at the travesty occurring at southern ports of entry.

Numerous well-documented accounts of young immigrant children being separated from their alien parents at border locations are flooding television screens and newspaper columns across the country.

On Father's Day weekend, scores of members of Congress, mostly Democrats but some Republicans too, joined the chorus, flocking to government reception centers to see for themselves. The crisis has reached the point that the usually silent first lady Melania Trump and former first lady...

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