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death or life-altering medical issues, a majority of these complications, these problems, are preventable. we just need to pay it forward and come together and step up and make sure it doesn't happen. >> kate, thanks so much for doing it. and you can watch the champions for change one hour special saturday night 8:00 p.m. eastern right here on cnn. that is it for me. the news continues right now. wolf, thank you so much. i'm brooke baldwin. it is friday afternoon talking about these federal agencies grappling with how to follow the executive order. the president's advice this morning is this, republicans should stop wasting their time on immigration until after we elect more senators and com men/women in november. stop wasting their time.
and with this tweet, the president effectively killed any hopes for now for an immigration bill in congress. but keep in mind just a couple days ago in a closed door meeting, the president position told republican lawmakers that he was 100% behind their push to pass an immigration bill about that but the confusion we're seeing up on capitol hill is nothing compared to what thousands of people are experiencing right now. a trump administration official telling cnn that 500 children have been reunited with their families and we are seeing proof of that.
rosa flores tracked down the mother of one of those children who we just heard crying. and she is live for us now. those cries, that has been used as really a symbol of this unfolding crisis. what did the mom tell you and how did she know it was her child? >> reporter: it is heartbreaking. this woman says that the only voice that she recognized was her daughter, allison. and she actually asked us to play that in full because that is the closest that she's been to her daughter since they were separated on may 25th. and so this woman is desperate,
she feels defeated. and she is in the detention center that you see behind me. she described the area where she is at as a pod with about 40 women inside. she said that when president trump signed the executive order, she said that all of these women started crying, hoping that something would change, that they would be able to be reunified with their children. but nothing has changed. and yesterday when i was talking to this woman by phone because we're not allowed inside the detention center, it just happened that the news broke that first lady melania trump was here in texas visiting another facility. so i asked this woman about the first lady's visit. and here is what she said.
>> reporter: and now this facility the government has announced will be used to reunify families. now, we're not allowed inside, but from aerial footage, we can see that it is a massive facility, surrounded by wire fencing. around here there is nothing, it is in the middle of nonowhere, t here is where the government says that they will plan and execute that reunification. now, brooke, i want to leave you with this. because it is heartbreaking. the aunt of this little girl, the 6-year-old girl, was able to communicate with her by phone. and this little girl asked for two things. she is hoping to take a shower at her aunt's house. she loves cereal, so she is hoping to sayial on o i cereal as she can when she leaves the shelter. >> and i'm still back on hearing the cries of her child and that
is the closest she's been. think about that. thank you so much for bringing this to us. as this chaos unfolds, one of the scenes that i can't get out of my head is this one, the president of the united states holding this event inside the world's most famous office to sign an executive order he didn't need to, to sign an order to quote/unquote fix the very problem only he and his administration created. to sign an order for which he was praised, made out to be this hero. >> i just thank you for your leadership, sir. thank you for your leadership. this is a problem that president after president has dealt with for decades. this one is willing to stand up and fix it. >> by taking this action, the president will make it possible for us to continue to engage in enforcing the law against individuals who violate our law, come into our country illegally, but now we'll be able in that prosecution in the immediate days forward to keep families together. >> they literally held an event
to congratulate him for caving on his own policy. his own daughter a senior adviser who was silent for days and days over all of this then thanks her dad for ending the policy he started and defended with a storm of lies and contradictions. but i want to focus really on the real problem here. if you're going to sign anned n order, you need an actual plan. and there is no concrete plan still. and as you heard, thousands of parents have this pit in the depth of their stomachs not knowing where their daughter is, who is feeding their son or if they have been put on a plane and flown ten states away. and the children don't know where they are. they don't know who is watching them or if they will ever see their parents again. and the way this has been handled, it is not a definite that they ever will. meantime, the administration once again changing its story, i guess not realizing videotape is a thing. >> it hasn't been good and the american people don't like the
idea that we're separating families. we never really intended to do that. if you are smuggling a child, we'll prosecute you. and that child will be separated from you probably as required by law. >> david axelrod is here, host of cnn's the ax files. i mean, we just ran through a lot off the top of the show. but do you think this is the biggest oblunder of this administration? >> in terms of policy, i think this is an enormous blunder domestic policy, certainly one of the most memorable. long term there are other things that they have done, withdrawing from various treaties and so on that may turn out to be bigger strategic blunders. but in terms of domestic policy that touch people, you know, i think of this one and i think about the travel ban and how poorly executed that was and the chaos it created. i think this is worse than that. they were both motivated by the
same story line however. donald trump has a narrative, and that narrative is that he is defending america from the invasion of savage murderers and rapists, so on. it is not an accurate depiction of what is going on. but that is his story line. and that is driving a lot of the decision making. and he thinks that it will be a political asset for him which is why he's now saying let's not vote on immigration until after november because we have to defeat these democrats who want open borders. this is the theme he's creating to try to a rouhou rouse his ba. >> and he tweeted that democrats tell their phony stories in sadness and grief hoping that it will help them in the elections. obama and others had the same pictures and did nothing about it. you can set the record straight. we talk about the obama
administration, where you worked. there were these detention centers, the cages, thermal blankets existed. >> and there was crisis in 2014. people were pouring over the border. but families were not separated in 2014. and this despite what the attorney general said is a tactic that they plan and they talked about as a deterrent to keep people from coming to this country. these people are coming to this country because their families are threatened, because their children are threatened by murderers and rapists and gangs in their own country and they are looking for sanctuary here. that is why they are coming. >> you and i were talking before the show and i wanted to ask you on tv about thinking ahead to the midterms and a lot of people around the world really have been touched by this story, but having been in d.c. all week and talking to folks on the left and right, this is hitting moms and women obviously go to the polls in november. and i'm wondering how this may
affect things then. >> he wi >> well, let me say parenthetically it hit some dads and granddads pretty hard too. i was watching that footage and i was in tears because we all see our own children and try to imagine what it is like, what it would be like to be that parent, to be that child. and to think that our own government inflicted in on them is a lot to bear. women are driving our politics right now. if you look at all the elections that have taken place since november of 2016, turnout among women is very elevated. record numbers of women running for public office. a lot of battle ground eras -- races for the house will take place in suburban districts where i think women will play a big role. it is allege haways hard to judn the moment what an event will mean months later, but these
images are searing and i expect that they will be motivation al. but we should not think of it as the president apparently is in political terms. this is a human tragedy. this is a human rights disaster. and we need in the moment to demand that our government make it right. >> you you tayou talked about immigration with senator marco rubio, republican from florida. here is just a clip looking ahead to the axe files. >> isn't some of this just trying to survive? let's go over the list. senator flake, senator corker, mark sanford lost his primary. i mean this party is in the thrall of this president and anyone who challenges him, and you are being careful here, runs the risk of going the same way -- sanford said that i took if you are a republican, you better not publicly challenge this president.
>> and i will tell you you two things. it is not about being careful or not careful. it is about one of the things that gives the president strength within the party is many of the republicans feel like he is treated unfairly. ment media is outraged by everything that he does and overreaches. people are not oblivious and don't agree with everything that he does, but they feel that he is treated so unfairly on such a consistent basis, whether you agree with that or not, that they feel like they have to balance it out by defending him and the second thing is he doing exactly what he said he would. i'm not here to do combat with the president. i'm here to work with whoever is in the white house to try to get things done when we agree on something, offer a contrasting view when we do not. >> well, you know, the fact is he gave testimony to what the state of affairs is because he was very careful during this hour long conversation. the one thing that was interesting -- not the one thing, but one thing that
interested me is when i asked him about the depiction of these people who are coming to our country, these immigrants who have been impacted by this as the president has as murderers and rapists and thieves, even senator rubio as careful as he was being pushed back and said, you know, he is the son of an immigrant and he can only imagine as a father that you'd do anything for your child. and he said they are coming here because they want a better life for their children. so i was glad that he did that, but there is no doubt, and he made very clear, that he is not looking to pick fights with the president. >> we'll watch the whole thing, thank you so much. reminding all of you, the axe files airs tomorrow night at 7:00 eastern. just in, drama unfolding on the house floor as a congressman refuses to stop his speech criticizing the president overall the separations at the
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record. democratic congressman ted lu just played on the house floor the recording of wailing children who have been taken from their parents at the border and he was met with serious resistance by the republican in charge of the session. here is the exchange. >> what must that sound like? [ crying ] >> the gentleman will suspend. >> for what reason, madame speaker? >> the gentleman is in breach of
decorum. >> cite the rule, madame speaker. >> rule 17 of the house that pro prohibits -- the gentleman will suspend. >> why are you trying to prevent the american people from listening of what it sounds like -- >> rule 17 of the house prohibits the use of that device. >> why do you not let the american people hear what they are saying? >> the gentleman will suspend the use of the device. >> i cannot play sounds from a detention facility? >> the gentleman will suspend the use of the device. it is in violation of rule 17. >> read the rule. it does not say i cannot play sounds from a detention facility. >> the sergeant in arms will enforce the rules of decorum.
>> i yield back. >> the gentleman yields back. >> i yield back he says. by the way speaking of that audio, cnn is learning that the cries of those children separated from their parents is having an impact south of the border. crossing in may did not indicate that people have been deterred by the u.s. policy of separating children from their parents. so for the third month now, border patrol agents in may arrested more than 50,000 people, but now there are signs word may be getting through. leyla santiago went down to the border with guatemala and found some mothers were actually changing their plans to head to the u.s. because of now this crack towdown on families. >> reporter: many were already aware, had seen videos of families being separated. one mother noted the audio that
was heard of children crying and asking for their parents. and they said that was enough to sort of bring their plans to a halt for now. the goal for many of them is still to try to make to the united states. but when they heard about the child separation, they said it very much does deter them, but again, just for now. >> as families heading for the border struggle to figure out their next steps, the families detained are struggling to find their children. with me now, from the texas civil rights project who is seeing firsthand what the parents are going through. and welcome, you are on cnn here. you i know you are on the phone with me. you can tell me how many kids, how many families have you so far seen reunited? >> yes, so we have talked to 381 clients in the last month. we can confirm no reunifications from our clients.
and again ththat is 381. >> and what do you find most frustrating? >> the most frustrating part is just the lack of information coming from all sides of the federal government. you know, we've been going every day to the federal courthouse to interview people who have been separated from their families and connect them with attorneys. and some days we get 30 to 40, some days we get 15. the last two days because of the executive order, today we saw no parents at the courthouse, but that didn't mean that the prosecutions are over. so we're not sure whether they will continue next week and what we need to do to prepare for the crisis if this happens. >> if we're talking total 2300 kids who have been separated, do all 1232300 kids even have cont information for their parents to be reunified? >> so that is actually a very good question for the health and human services. from what we understand, no.
one of the things that we heard earl why on, one of the ways that they will keep track is that they would take a picture of them, a parent and a child, and use that as an identifier for the future. and that is not what we need. and we hope that because of this, it doesn't lead to parents not being reunified. >> taking a photo of mom or dad and child. wow. so do you worry that some of these kids will never find their parents or how hopeful are you? you're there at ground zero. >> yes, and we try to impart as much hope as possible because we are literally talking to folks fleeing violence. and i'm not very hopeful that what is happening will complete reunification. we already know that some people have been deported without their children. and we know that that will
continue as the next days come up. and we don't understand what that process would even look like for reunification if at all. and that a is the most frustrating part, having to talk to people and tell them about our unclarity and we are a group of attorneys,ed a f ed advocate we're supposed to know how it is supposed to work. and unfortunately, we're in the dark and that means that our clients and the people that we are talking to are even more distraught because we have not much information to give them. >> here is hoping that number 381 changes and these parents and dkids are unified. thank you so much for you and your work. ahead here, the curious case of michael cohen. why did he meet with tom arnold who is hosting a show called the hunt for trump tapes? we'll explain.
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interview and arnold tweeted this photo, note the caption, i love new york. the foe foe photo is raising ey. he tweeted michael cohen didn't team with me to take down donald trump. i'm the crazy person who said me andteaming up to take down donald trump. i meant it. jeffrey toobin is with me you now. >> is the story weird enough for you? >> not weird enough yet. >> so i think just to back up, brian, starting with you, you have tom arnold and there has to be some unsavory stuff out there of trump on tape and i want to find them and do a show about it, and that is what he is essentially doing. >> he has a suspicious that the access o"access hollywood" tape the only tape out there. so apparently arnold's show for vice, if it really does go on
television, it is a search for other tapes. and that leads him to michael cohen. >> and if you wanted to do investigative reporting, who better to do it than tom arnold? like what is this? like what -- >> also how is michael cohen so available for an interview? i thought he was hungered do ek not talking to anybody. >> they didn't deny that the interview happened, but everybody is trying to read the tea leaves and try to figure out if he was going flip on trump. and he was retweeting a photo i love new york, question mark, question mark, question mark. >> i think michael cohen is in a very difficult place because he is sort of a man without a country at the moment. he is part of the trump organization, but, you know, they got a search weren't to search his phones, computers, tapes, everything. they mad to have probable cause
that it is evidence of some crime. but in fairness to cohen, he hasn't been charged with anything yet. we talk about will he flip, will he flip. we don't even know if he is going to be charged with a crime. but he is in a problematic situation to say the least. >> good way to put it. the other headline today, and you wrote a ton about it, but here is the deal. from the "washington post," that "national enquirer" executives let michael cohen review articles and photos featuring trump and his opponents were they were published. >> a sign of how cozy the relationship is. between david pecker and the president and allies. and cohen was the fixer helping to arrange this. let me show you what the inquir inquirer. it attacks the "washington post" reportinging saying it is unfortunate that the disgruntled and terminated ex-employ years
who had no access to how decisions bhar have been givae 2k3wi67 given a platform. and the national q"national enq complaining, but that is not a denial. and what we've seen lines up about who the relationship works. >> and again, it is bizarre how close david pecker was and how he used the inquirer to advance donald trump's candidacy. he attacked hillary clinton, ted cruz, marco rubio when they were trump's rival. but i don't see what the crime is in any of this. all of this, it is true, is perhaps unsavory -- >> for michael cohen to be shaping coverage of the "national enquirer" to favor his client donald trump?
>> it is certainly not how journalism is supposed to work, but i don't see that as a crime. now, the one issue possibly is was there some sort of unlawful campaign contribution. >> what about -- >> but again, what is the crime. they never ran the story. is that a campaign contribution? maybe. but again, it is really weird and distasteful and not how we imagine journalism should work. but whether there is a crime there is something that nobody has been charged with. >> and the journal reporter was subpoenaed this week. so apparently the company is cooperating. so if there was something, we'll find out. >> maybe tom arnold needs to get on it. >> absolutely. get him on the case. >> thank you guys so much. watch brian on reliable sources every sunday morning. just ahead, more than 4,000 people estimated to have died and the trump administration
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hit both puerto rico and parts of florida and texas. they are called challenge coins. here is a prototype. they are usually handed out in the military, but they have gained popularity among civilian agencies. but some are calling it inappropriate because they believe that the trump administration's response particularly in puerto rico was not nearly enough. more than 4,000 people are estimated to have died and some people there still lack basic needs like clean water and electricity. so with me now, jamie harper, she started harper for humanity to help hurricane victims in puerto rico. she has family on the island. welcome back. good to see you again. and just first beginning with let me say that i think a lot of people worked incredibly hard in the hurricane responses. florida, texas, puerto rico. and they shouldn't be denied this congratulations. my two cents. but do you think that this coin
is appropriate? >> it is not to take from that part that people were there and they did help. but the response was not fus enough in t fast enough in the beginning. there were a lot of people struggling and then the delay of the help that still people don't have roofs, there are people that are going through very harsh times. and i don't think that it should be -- we don't even know how many people really died. so out of respect of the people that died in puerto rico, it should not be celebrated like oh, there is a coin for the great job. because i don't think when people die and we don't know if it is 4,000 or 8,000, why would you congratulate. i don't get it. >> let me come back to you. i'm being told let's go now to president trump. >> -- who join us here today. if you could stand up, please. these people are all special people.
and good looking people, aren't they. thank you very much for being here and for the bravery what you endure. i also want to have the brave men and women from all over government agencies, we have a lot, just maybe just raise your hand or stand, but we really appreciate the job that you have done especially during the last year and a half because i know you've really put in a lot of extra. so please thank you very much. we're gathered today to hear directly from the american victims of illegal immigration. you know you hear the other side, you never hear this side. you don't know what is going on. these are the american citizens
permanently separated from their loved ones. the word permanently being the word that you have to think about. permanently. they are not separated for a day or two days.permanently separat. because they were killed by criminal illegal aliens. these are the families the media ignores. they don't talk about them. very unfair. we have to look at everybody. but this is a very unfair situation. and i knew that years ago when we would be together out campaigning. and i said if this ever happens, we're never for getting you. you know that, laura, everybody. incredible people. and they are dedicated. these are the stories that democrats and people that are weak on immigration, they don't want to discuss, they don't want to hear, they don't want to see, they don't want to talk about. no major network sent cameras to
their homes or displayed the images of their incredible loved ones across the nightly news. they don't do that. they don't talk about the death and destruction caused by people that shouldn't be here. people that will continuously get in to trouble and do bad %-p with silence, their plight met with indifference, but no more. i told them three years ago when we were together, day one, just about day one i would say, i said i hear you, i see you and i will never let you down. and we've been working together and their loved ones have not died in vain. we all know that. we call these brave americans the angel families. angel moms, angel pops. these are the angel families. your loss will not have a v. bein vein. we will secure or borders and we will make smure that they are
properly taken care of. eventually the word will get out. we have to have a safe country. we're going to have a safe country. and your loved ones are going to be playing and will continue to play a big part in it. you know that, right? you know that. so here are just a few statistics on the human toll of illegal immigration. according to a 2011 government report, the arrests attached to the criminal alien population included an estimated 25,000 people for homicide, 42,000 for robbery, nearly 70,000 for sex offenses. and nearly 15,000 for kidnapping. in texas alone within the last seven years, more than a quarter of a million criminal aliens have been arrested and charged with over 600,000 criminal offenses. you don't hear that. i always hear that, oh, no, the population is safer than the
people that live in the country. you've heard that, fellow, right? i hear it so much. and i say is that possible? the answer is it is not true. you hear like they are better people than what we have, than our citizens. it is not true. in 2016, more than 15,000 americans died from heroin overdose, more than 90 respe% o heroin comes from across the southern border. as a result of sanctuary city policies in fiscal 2017, more than 8,000 criminal aliens, these are really hardcore criminal aliens, were in police custody and were released because of our weak laws. weakest in the world. weakest in the history of the world. they were released back into our civilian population. and these gentlemen had to do some of the releasing and i
don't think you were too happy when you knew because you you knew, they know better than anybody. you knew what you were releasing. you knew it was trouble. and it often comes back to be trouble. where is the media outrage over the catch and release policies that allowed deadly drugs to pour into our country? where is the condemnation of the democrat sanctuary cities that release violent criminals into our communities and then protect them? like the mayor of san diego when she warned everybody that i.c.e. is coming and they scattered. a big operation, very expensive operation. they were all together. they all scattered. and what are they going to do about looking at her by the way? i've been asking this question now for four weeks. she can do that? and where is the outcry over the savage gang ms-13 and its blood thirsty creed "kill, rape and
control." because the news media has overlooked their stories. i want the american people to hear directly from these families about the pain they have had to endure losing not only their loved ones, great people. great americans. people that would have been very successful, people that in some cases could have been here one day. could have been here. i know the way you feel. could have been right here standing here. first i'd like to ask a friend of mine for now a long time, laura wilkerson, to come and share her story about her incredible, incredible boy. flight come right? come on, laura. say a few words. >> i want to tell you about josh. he was brutally tortured strangled over and over. he was set on fire after death. his last hours were brutal.
none of our kids had a minute to say good-bye. we weren't lucky enough to be separated for five days or ten days. we were separated permanently. anytime we want to see or be close to our kids, we go to the cemetery because that is where they are. we can't speak to them, we can't skype with them. and i want to thank you so much in it this room for what you are doing. you know the permanent separation. it is the media that won't share it with other people. it is permanent. we can never have him back on this earth. thankfully i'll see him again in heaven. but i want to thank you, mr. trump and vice president pence for keeping their commitment to us. it has been ongoing. it continues on. and please understand, there are so many more of us than what you see here that have the same story. over and over. drunk driving kille, over and over. they are out in 30 days. it is sad for our country and it is time to take it back.
and i want to thank each and every one of you law enforcement, you know it. you love it, you want to do your jobs. and thankfully we have a president who will allow you to do that now. thank you so much. >> thank you, laura. next i'd like to ask juan pena from greenfield, california to speak. juan, please come up. thank you. >> my name e juan pena. first of all, i want to thank the rembrance project for bringing my daughter's name out to light and for candidate trump to let me speak about her. and i've got a lot of people that i need to thank. my daughter was christy pena. back in 1990, she was kidnapped, strangled, stabbed, raped,
sodomized. and her body was found in an artichoke field. i've been fighting for 28 1/2 years. he was loose for 25. the last 3 and a half year, he's been fighting extradition. and on may 3, god answered my prayers. mexico finally turned him loose to us and he is now in the monterey county jail and we can start court procedures for my daughter's death. and i want to thank everybody that was involved in getting him over here. the sheriff department of monterey county for the investigator, the sheriff told her don't give up on this, just stay on it and stay on it. and she pinky swore that she would get him and she did. and i just want to thank the president and everybody. and i just hope everybody can
get what i just got. and i'm out here speaking for the thousands of victims that we have here in the united states. and i want to thank you all. thank you. >> so juan fought for many years. and it is hard to believe, but that is actually a great feeling. >> yes, it is. >> incredible job. incredible job. also here with us today is steve rohenbeck from mesa, arizona. steve, if you could share a few words please. >> thank you yo, mr. president. january 22, 2015, grant was at work on his overnight shift. an illegal alien came in, wanted
to buy cigarettes. jumped a jar of change out on the counter. grant wasn't counting fast enough. so basically this man pulled a gun, grant did everything that he was supposed to do, and gave him the cigarettes. the man went haed aahead and ex him, shot him point blank in the face. you don't hear these stories and some of our media won't talk to you about it. but this is permanent separation. for his birthday, i go to his graf grave. for christmas, we set up a christmas tree on grant's grave. i received something earlier today from director homan as a challenge coin, and i want to thank you for that. to me this is a sign of integrity. i wish some of our media had the same integrity as our president, our vice president, director
homan. all of you in law enforcement. i wish some of our media had the same integrity and i want to thank all of you especially our law enforcement for what you do. mr. president, mr. vice president, thank you. members of voice, barbara gonzalez, john ferry, aviac, i want to thank all of them, too, because they are helping get the stories out. 63,000 americans since 9/11 have been killed by illegal aliens. this isn't a problem that is going away. it is getting bigger. thank you. >> 63,000. and that number they say is very low because things aren't reported. 63,000. and you don't hear about that. also here with us today is
michelle root from modell, iowa. michelle, please come up. >> thank you, mr. president. my daughter, sarah, was killed within 24 hours of after graduating with a bachelor's, 4.0 in criminal investigations, out celebrating. stopped at a stoplight and rear ended by edwin mahea going 70 plus miles per hour. he was arrested. but then he paid a $5,000 bail and now he has fled. our separation like everybody has said is permanent. sarah never gets to go on to be a wife, a mother, a grandmother you can an aunt. my son does not have his only sibling any longer. my life has been devastated. so has my daughter's family and
friends. i want to thank president trump and vice president pence, barbara gonzalez, john ferry and director homan for all their support. they have never given up on us. aviac was a group we started because we were tired of not having anybody else to go to to get information. when sarah was killed january 31st of 2016, i had nobody. but i was thankful for my politicians in my area and you know president trump was one of the first ones to reach out to my family. and he has been there from the beginning. never left our side. now we just need to get my daughter's killer found. again, my separation is permanent. sarah is never coming home. i never get to take a selfie with her again. i have no more pictures of her.
so thank you for everything. keep up the great work. our police officers, our border patrol, please continue to fight. thank you. >> thank you. >> my name is maryann mendosa. and my son was killed on may 12, 2014 on his way home from work by a three time legal limit drunk who was also high on meth. he had drove over 35 miles the wrong way on four different freeways in phoenix before slamming head-on into my son's car. as you know, they could fill this stage up every day for the next five months of victims of illegal alien crime and it would just keep going. unfortunately, we are members of a club of our children or loved ones who have been killed by illegal aliens, but there is
hundreds of thousands of victims every year who are affected by illegal i will a yen crime. rape, assaults, identity theft. these are things that go unreported, unchecked. if the public would go to illegal crime report.com, and see the magnitude of crimes being committed against your fellow americans by illegal aliens allowed to stay in this country, you would be sickened. because mainstream media does not let you know what is really happening. and we are hear to educate the public what is happening and if anybody has been a victim of illegal alien crime, contact us because we have close connects with barbara gonzalez and i.c.e., we have connections at the department of homeland security that we are trying to get people the help that they need and sent in the right direction. president trump, vice president pence, you've just been there for us and there are no words to describe what your support and your caring has meant to each and every one of us.
thank you from the bottom of my heart. >> i'm one of your legal immigrants. i came the right way. i paid lots of money. took me five years to become a citizen, a proud citizen. and i didn't drag my son. he named himself german chocolate. he was gorn in germany. i didn't drag him over borders, through deserts. i didn't place him in harm's way. i protected my child from harm, but i couldn't do that on july 12, 2012. he was 30 years old. i couldn't protect him because an illegal alien from guatemala with two felonies, one
deportation, two dduiest, he wa protected in riverside, california. sanctuary. the judge, the d.a., they knew who he was. they gave him probation after his second dui. five weekweekings later, he kil my child. and this is my only child. i have no family. that is it. the public needs to know and they deserve to know that this could happen to each one of you at any given second. you hug your child, you send them off no matter what age they are. and then you get that ugly phone call that will forever change your life. and thank god our president and vice president, my family of