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WATCH: Dem lawmaker plays audio of crying immigrant kids — as Republican tries to shut him down

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Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) on Friday took to the floor of the House of Representatives and tried to force his colleagues to listen to audio of wailing immigrant children who had been separated from their parents.

As Lieu took the floor, he brought up a large photo of immigrant children who had been taken from their parents and placed into a detention facility — and he proceeded to tear apart President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.

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“If the Statue of Liberty could cry, she would be crying today,” he said. “As I stand here there are 2,300 kids that have been ripped away from their parents by our government.”

Lieu then asked his colleagues to imagine how they would feel if they had their children taken from them without even telling them where they were being held — and then he started to play leaked audio of a child immigrant detention facility obtained by Pro Publica earlier this week.

Rep. Karen Handel (R-GA) then tried to shut Lieu down by information that the rules prohibit “the use of an electronic device to make sounds in the chamber.”

Lieu, however, kept playing the recording, despite her objections, until its completion.

Watch the video below.

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Rudy Giuliani and his alleged mistress praise hydroxychloroquine on his ‘sad’ radio show ‘that no one listens to’

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This Monday, Rudy Giuliani interviewed a woman alleged to be his mistress where they praised the benefits of the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a cure for coronavirus.

During the interview on Giuliani's Uncovering the Truth program, Giuliani repeatedly referred to Maria Ryan, the CEO of a small New Hampshire hospital, as "doctor." Ryan was accused by Giuliani’s third wife of having an affair throughout their marriage. Giuliani has denied the affair.

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Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway is advancing President Donald Trump's war on Twitter in a dangerous attack on the executive responsible for the fact check label placed on two of Trump's tweets Tuesday.

"He's the head of integrity and his name is Yoel Roth," Conway said on "Fox & Friends" Wednesday. Roth is actually the head of site integrity.

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Dying to work: Robert Reich on ‘reopening’ while COVID-19 continues to claim lives

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Most of Europe and all fifty states of the US are in various stages of “reopening.” But why, exactly?

The pandemic is still with us. After the first tentative steps to ease the lockdown in Germany – the most successful large European country to halt the spread of the virus thanks to massive testing – the disease has shown signs of spreading faster.

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