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Pro-Trump Evangelist Franklin Graham: ‘Disgraceful’ to See Families ‘Ripped Apart’ at the Border

Evangelical leader Franklin Graham expressed his opposition to families being “ripped apart” at the border.

Graham has come to Trump’s defense a number of times, and, when asked about this issue on CBN News yesterday, he did not criticize the Trump administration over this policy:

“First of all, I think it’s disgraceful. It’s terrible to see families ripped apart and I don’t support that one bit. And I blame the politicians for the last 20, 30 years that have allowed this to escalate to the point where it is today. We are a country of laws; laws need to be obeyed, no question about that. But the situation that we have today is a result of our lawmakers in Washington over generations ignoring this and I’m hopeful that soon something could be done to fix it.”

Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended separating parents from children when pressed by Hugh Hewitt last week, while President Trump has blamed it on Democrats:

Watch above (the relevant part starts at the 7-minute mark), via CBN News.

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