Mike Huckabee Seems To Equate Kids Torn From Parents With MS-13 In Racist Tweet

By Ikenga Chronicles June 23, 2018

Mike Huckabee Seems To Equate Kids Torn From Parents With MS-13 In Racist Tweet

— Hilary Hanson

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) appeared to equate migrant children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border with MS-13 gang members in a racist tweet Saturday morning.

“Nancy Pelosi introduces her campaign committee for the take back of the House,” Huckabee tweeted, along with a photo of men making signs associated with MS-13, a violent gang that began in Los Angeles in the 1980s. It now operates primarily in Central America and has members in the United States.

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The tweet came two days after House Minority Leader Pelosi sharply criticized the Trump administration’s zero tolerance border policy in a speech Thursday given to Democratic lawmakers gathered to discuss the policy. She specifically called out the cruelty of forcibly separating kids from parents.

“You come near our cubs, you got a problem. And we consider these [immigrant] children our children,” Pelosi said during a “shadow” hearing outside the formal committee proceedings. She went on to mention the psychological and emotional trauma young children experience when torn from their caregivers.

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