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From the October 22 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends

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BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): Look, I understanding this new Mexican government is trying to do more and the president praised them. However, can you imagine a scenario where they walked right through America to Canada? We would never allow that, that wouldn't be possible. But, right now, what they're doing is en route to coming here, claiming asylum, then, thanks to the Flores Amendment, they got to get their 20 days in detainment only, and then we got to give them ankle bracelets and let them loose. 90 percent of them cut the bracelets off, we never see them again. 

AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): Catch and release.

KILMEADE: What does it say to everybody waiting in line, paying the fees through our normal processes? It says they're being played as fools for doing it the right way. There's so much wrong with this, with what we're seeing right now. 


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