THE LATEST: ‘Choking Toddlers,’ Trump’s Family Separation Detained More Children Than They Admit

Trump’s anti-immigrant agenda sunk to new lows this weekend after his administration launched tear gas at children at the border, and a “60 Minutes” investigation found that Trump’s family separation policy was worse than his administration has admitted. Meanwhile, more than 100 kids remain separated from their families. Here’s the latest:


The Trump administration shot tear gas at children and their families seeking asylum at the border.


Associated Press’ Chris Sherman: “US Border Patrol has just launched tear gas into Mexico. Breeze carrying it hundreds of yards. Parents running away with choking toddlers. #migrantcaravan”


Washington Post: “A little girl from Honduras stares into the camera, her young features contorted in anguish. She’s barefoot, dusty and clad only in a diaper and T-shirt. And she’s just had to run from clouds of choking tear gas fired across the border by U.S. agents.”




Trump’s family separations began earlier and were greater in number than he admits. More than 100 kids remain separated from their families.


CBS News: “Our investigation has found that the separation of families began far earlier and detained many more children than the administration has admitted.”


MSNBC’s Jacob Soboroff: “Meanwhile, this nightmare isn’t over for some of the kids Trump separated *months* ago. As of 11/8: ➡️ 25 kids still in custody and *not eligible* for reunification. ➡️ 99 kids still in custody with deported parents who have *chosen* not to reunite.”