PBS NewsHour

Trump makes abrupt about-face on family separation

Clip: 06/20/2018 | 6m 50s Video has closed captioning.

President Trump relented on the widely condemned practice of splitting up undocumented families on Wednesday, reversing his decision with the stroke of a pen while seeming openly conflicted about the decision. Instead, his executive order would detain families together, as Congress scrambles to craft long-term fixes. Lisa Desjardins reports.

Aired: 06/20/18

Rating: NR

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