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PoliticsAOC doubles down on concentration camp claims, accuses ICE director of covering it up

04:10  19 june  2019
04:10  19 june  2019 Source:   washingtonexaminer.com

Ocasio-Cortez defends comparing migrant detention centers to 'concentration camps'

Ocasio-Cortez defends comparing migrant detention centers to 'concentration camps' "This is not hyperbole. It is the conclusion of expert analysis," the New York lawmaker said in a tweet Tuesday.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams Donald Trump for continuing to use concentration camps on US-Mexico border. The politician took to social media to discuss their use and said the United States needed to look at how better they could control immigration.

Nazi Germany maintained concentration camps (German: Konzentrationslager, KZ or KL) throughout the territories it controlled before and during the Second World War.

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., seemingly accused Mark Morgan, the acting director for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, of "[running] concentration camp systems" and hiding the nature of them.

Despite fierce backlash, Ocasio-Cortez showed no signs of backing down Tuesday evening on her comparison of U.S. migrant detention centers with concentration camps.

Retweeting an interview in which Morgan told Hill.tv's Saagar Enjeti that her comments were "flat-out wrong," Ocasio-Cortez wrote sarcastically, "Ah yes, because history knows that people who run concentration camp systems almost always acknowledge to the public what they’re doing."

ICE chief affirms Trump effort to remove undocumented immigrants

ICE chief affirms Trump effort to remove undocumented immigrants Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Mark Morgan said in an interview with The Hill Tuesday that his agency is committed to removing as many undocumented immigrants as it can with its available resources. Speaking a day after President Trump tweeted that ICE would begin the process next week of removing millions of illegal immigrants from the country, Morgan said it would not be possible in one quick swoop for his agency to remove all 11 million of the nation's estimated undocumented immigrants. But he indicated ICE is determined to carry out the president's policies, and he criticized those who have demonized the agency.

The Concentration Camps Inspectorate (CCI) or in German, IKL (Inspektion der Konzentrationslager) was the central SS administrative and managerial authority for the concentration camps of the Third

ICE is a federal agency under the jurisdiction of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) charged with the investigation and enforcement of over The agency has not had a Senate-confirmed director since Sarah Saldaña stepped down on January 20, 2017.[7] The current Acting Director of ICE

Twenty minutes earlier, Ocasio-Cortez also hit at Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., for using the word "exterminate" to describe the systematic murder of Holocaust victims by the Nazi regime. She sarcastically accused Cheney of "defending concentration camps."

Earlier on Tuesday, the official Twitter account of the Auschwitz Memorial weighed in on a thread Ocasio-Cortez started, writing, "The history of Auschwitz is far more complicated than this as it combined two functions: a concentration camp and from March 1942 an extermination center. See our online lesson: http://lekcja.auschwitz.org/en_1/"

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