Vicente González Wants Ivanka in the Valley
Congressman Vicente González (D-TX)thinks Ivanka Trump should pay a visit to the border. He sent a follow-up letter last week to the First Daughter and Advisor to the President, renewing her invitation to visit the U.S.-Mexico Border and meet the children and families impacted by the administration’s zero-tolerance policy. This letter also invites her to work with him on bipartisan solutions on immigration, especially what he calls “the years of failed American foreign policy.” González said: “I think she should be more engaged and she should be talking to top cabinet officials to have a softer human heart.” At a recent public interview, Ivanka was asked about the policy with the interviewer noting that some White House officials saw that as a "low point" in the Trump administration. "That was a low point for me as well," she said. "I feel very strongly about that. And I am very vehemently against family separation and the separation of parents and children." By the federal government’s own count, there are still roughly 700 children who were separated from their parents at the border and have not been reunified with those parents by the Trump administration. More here.