Following Tuesday's inspector general report that President Donald Trump's migrant camps are a "ticking time bomb" of overcrowding and substandard facilities, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) took to Twitter to decry the deaths in these facilities — and to suggest that the Trump administration may have been responsible for more deaths than the ones that have been publicly reported:
These are concentration camps. According to concentration camp experts, people begin to die due to overcrowding, n… https://t.co/4B94eqXXn5— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez) 1562103399.0
Ocasio-Cortez has fought to shine as much light as possible on the issue of the migrant facilities, where half a dozen children have died in recent months.
Earlier on Tuesday, Fox News host Brian Kilmeade downplayed the state of the camps, comparing the situation to an overcrowded house party. Ocasio-Cortez hit back at him, saying, "What was the last 'party' you went to where you: Were locked in a cage under armed guard. Drank out of a toilet & given food of such poor nutritional value, for so long, that it gave you mouth sores?"