MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle calls out a Fox host for excusing family separation because it isn't happening to “our kids”

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle calls out a Fox host for excusing family separation because it isn't happening to “our kids”

Ruhle: The idea "that anyone is putting the life of a migrant child ahead of a life of an American child is simply nonsense. It's ignorant. It's stupid. It's wrong."

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From the June 22 edition of MSNBC Live with Velshi and Ruhle:

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STEPHANIE RUHLE (CO-HOST): I just want to point something out to our colleagues over at Fox & Friends. I don't think there's anyone who is saying a life of a child in Idaho or Iowa means less than someone on the other side of the border. I think this is about humanity and the mistreatment of children. And if you are so worried about how every American child is treated, think about the money that is being blown, that is being spent, that is being flushed down a toilet for this political theater. If you want to address income inequality, take the tens of millions of dollars going to this self-created crisis, and put it towards income inequality. Go put wi-fi in rural areas, work force development programs, improving the education system. This, however, is noise and nonsense, and a crisis created by the president. So please, with your propaganda, that anyone is putting the life of a migrant child ahead of a life of an American child is simply nonsense. It's ignorant. It's stupid. It's wrong.

Previously:

Fox & Friends host: "These aren't our kids. ... It's not like [Trump] is doing this to the people of Idaho or Texas"

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

Fox guest: Trump had to change his policy of separating families because the pictures "looked bad"

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

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Immigration
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MSNBC
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Stephanie Rhule
Show/Publication
MSNBC Live
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