You’ve seen the reports. You’ve seen the pictures. You’ve been horrified as have I.

Parents with their children surrendering themselves at the border, fleeing from violence and persecution in their home country—to begin the legal procedure to request asylum—are arrested.  Border patrol officers take children from the arms of their parents, sometimes separating screaming toddlers from screaming mothers.

Throughout these horrendous reports, the Trump administration has lied about what is happening and why.