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Trump defends border detention camps


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday defended conditions at the border detention facilities visited by his vice president, painting a rosier picture than Mike Pence encountered.

Trump tweeted that the children's rooms Pence saw Friday were "well run and clean" while facilities for single men were "clean but crowded."

Pence said Friday the detention facility he visited that housed many families was providing care that "every American would be proud of." He then visited a McAllen, Texas, center where hundreds of men were crowded in sweltering, foul-smelling pens without cots o...

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