Sen. McCain says Trump Admin. Should Rescind Zero-Tolerance Policy


Senator John McCain spoke joins a growing list of Republicans decrying Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy, which separates undocumented families at the border.

In a tweet on Monday afternoon, the Republican senator from Arizona said the administration’s policy of separating families contradicts the values and principles of the United States. It is an insult to the decency of the American people.

Additionally, Sen. McCain called on the Trump administration to rescind its zero-tolerance policy now because it has the power to do so.

Zero-tolerance policy is inconsistent with American values

Sen. Susan Collins of Maine shared Sen. McCain’s view that separating undocumented children from their parents at the border os “inconsistent with American values.”