ICE chief blasts Ocasio-Cortez for 'reckless' concentration camp comments

TheHill | 6/19/2019 | Saagar Enjeti
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Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Mark Morgan, in an exclusive interview with Hill.TV, criticized Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) for likening U.S. detention facilities for undocumented immigrants to concentration camps.

"Its completely inappropriate, it's reckless, it's irresponsible, it's misinformed, and it's flat out wrong," Morgan told Hill.TV on Tuesday.

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Morgan added "there is so much oversight in these facilities," noting there have been reports from Inspector Generals and non-governmental organizations about the detention centers.

"I encourage the check and balance, I encourage inspections. I feel very satisfied that if you go to these facilities, whether its a border patrol facility or an HHS facility or an ICE facility that there will be safe and adequate conditions to detain individuals," referring to the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Morgan's comments come after the New York congresswoman said "the U.S. is running concentration camps on our southern border, and that is exactly what they are," in a Monday evening Instagram Live. “If...
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