"This is World War II Japanese-American family detention camp-style operation," Sen. JeffMerkley says about Trump administration's move to allow longer detentions of migrant families.
"Together, we have the power and we have the votes. Let's take back the Senate. Let's take back the White House. Let's restore our 'We the People' democracy and bring back basic human decency to the Oval Office." -- Senator Jeff Merkley
After whistleblower documents revealed the existence of a written child separation policy, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) has called for the FBI to Investigate DHS Secretary Nielsen's lies during sworn Congressional testimony.
Sen. Jeff Merkley called out Trump for playing politics with border security funding and reminded everyone what we could be paying for instead of his wasteful proposal for a concrete wall.
Sen. Jeff Merkley On Wasted $5 Billion For Border Wall: 'That's 650,000 Children Attending Head Start'
Sen. Jeff Merkley discussed with ABC's Jonathan Karl why Democrats aren't going to give Trump a dime for his ridiculous border wall, and reminded everyone what we could be spending that $5 billion on instead.
The federal government does "not want members of Congress or the public to know what's going on" in the center, which allegedly holds 1000 kids separated from their parents, he says.
Senator Merkley went to a former Wal-Mart warehouse in Texas that has been converted to a secretive ICE Child Detention Center and was denied entry
This is what Democrats must say every single day every single time they talk to reporters. Every time.
Yes, Trump should resign. Not only does he have a record, he admitted to it.
Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. John Lewis sat down in front of the Capitol and started up a Facebook live. What happened next will give you hope.
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