Fox & Friends hosts admit Trump could reverse family separation policy himself

Fox & Friends hosts admit Trump could reverse family separation policy himself

Steve Doocy: "If Chuck Schumer is not willing to fix it legislatively, how long is he willing to stand by that policy if Donald Trump digs in his heels and does not change anything?"

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From the June 20 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): So, Republicans want to get to the bottom of it, they want to solve it. So they want to pass legislation which includes the end of separation and families. But Senator [Chuck] Schumer (D-NY) does not want that. He says, "I just want the president to sign an executive order that says this is over." Why not solve the whole issue about border security and DACA? Because, I think, in many respects, Democrats seem to be getting a lot of traction from it. 

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STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Clearly Chuck Schumer just wants to keep the focus on Donald Trump. But here's the thing, if he -- if Chuck Schumer is not willing to fix it legislatively, how long is he willing to stand by that policy if Donald Trump digs in his heels and does not change anything?

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AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): So Chuck Schumer's complaining because kids are being separated from their families. Yet he wants the president to fix it with the stroke of a pen and he is not willing to support legislation to fix it, right?

Related:

USA TodayAll Senate Democrats now support a bill that would prohibit border separations

Previously:

On Fox, Corey Lewandowski mocks America separating a 10-year old girl with Down Syndrome from her family: "Womp womp"

Laura Ingraham: People talking about children being held in cages at the border "is hilarious"

Myths and facts: Trump's separation of families and detention of children at the U.S.-Mexico border

Right-wing media are rallying to defend the Trump administration’s inhumane separation of families at the border 

Fox News virtually ignores audio of crying immigrant children separated from their parents by the Trump administration

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