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Donald Trump will back both US immigration bills as separation crisis grows

Trump, who has made a tough stance on immigration a centrepiece of his presidency, has staunchly defended his administration's actions

Reuters 

US President Donald Trump told Republican lawmakers on Tuesday he would back either of the immigration bills making their way through the House of Representatives, as the outcry grew over his administration's separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border. Representative Mark Meadows said Trump told Republican members of the House at a meeting on Capitol Hill that they needed to get something done on immigration "right away." In the meeting, Trump said separating families was "certainly not an attractive thing and does look bad, added ...

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First Published: Wed, June 20 2018. 09:26 IST
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