Despite criticism from Holocaust survivors, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., continues to use the term “concentration camps” to describe the federal detention centers temporarily housing the massive wave of migrants who cross the border illegally to apply for asylum.
Ocasio-Cortez’s chief target of criticism has been President Trump, but as President Obama’s former ICE chief pointed out this week, the detention centers existed during the Obama administration.
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So CNN’s Jake Tapper asked the self-described democratic socialist congresswoman if she called the centers “concentration camps” while Obama was president.
“Well, at the time, I was working in a restaurant,” she began. “But I do – I absolutely was outspoken against Obama’s immigration policies and the detention of families then.
She insisted she’s held a “remarkably consistent position.”
“I’m not here to defend wrong actions just because they happened under a Democratic administration,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “I’m here to speak truth to power. If it’s wrong, it’s wrong, and I frankly don’t care what president does it.”
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