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Immigration lawyer scolds CNN reporter: Dana Bash got it ‘100 percent wrong’ when she said ‘kudos to Trump’

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Immigration attorney Amy Maldonado criticized CNN senior political correspondent Dana Bash on Wednesday after she offered “kudos” to President Donald Trump for saying he would sign an executive order that will keep immigrant families together in detention.

“You’re colleague, Dana Bash, earlier today got it 100 percent wrong when she said kudos to President Trump for ending this family separation policy,” Maldonado explained to CNN’s Brooke Baldwin. “What we expected and what we are hearing is a pivot back to the family detention policies of the Obama administration, which we expect to see — as most of the Obama administration policies — on steroids without the discretion that the Obama administration exercised.”

Maldonado also said that she was disappointed by the way President Barack Obama spoke out against the Trump policy in a statement on Facebook.

“He didn’t own that,” she remarked. “Because the Obama administration was challenged on family detention and they lost.”

Before ending the interview, Baldwin spoke up in defense of Bash.

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“Dana Bash, who I love dearly, I think probably meant ‘kudos’ in the sense that at least the parents and the kids would no longer be separated,” Baldwin pointed out. “But I hear you loud and clear that detention, period, is not a great thing.”

While appearing on CNN’s Inside Politics earlier in the day, Bash had offered conditional praise for the president.

“Look, kudos to him if he does in fact [stop family separations],” Bash said. “But it really flies in the face of the comments, day after day, that we’ve seen saying that this is not possible and it’s not a real policy.”

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GOP now panicking about Trump because they’re losing ‘plausible deniability’ for their racist agenda: columnist

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After smearing Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) as anti-Semitic—-and letting the crowd at his Greenville, North Carolina rally roar "send her back!" for more than 10 seconds -- President Donald Trump was forced to distance himself from the chant.

He falsely claimed that he'd continued his speech immediately after the crowd started yelling. On Friday, the New York Times reported that Trump was under intense pressure by his daughter, Ivanka, and Vice President Mike Pence, to disavow the chants.

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