AP FACT CHECK: Undocumented GOP, Dem rhetoric on immigration


February 24, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The political fallout from President Donald Trump's push for his border wall is giving rise to overwrought rhetoric from Republicans and Democrats alike.

Trump, as he has so often done, claimed progress on the wall that isn't borne out by what's going on along the border. In the Democrats' 2020 presidential campaign, Trump was assailed for confining kids in "cages," though his administration's fenced facilities for migrant children are the same the Obama administration used to hold children by the thousands.

And a Republican senator, seeking to show there's a low bar for...

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