'Shocked and appalled' | DC leaders attack proposal for detention center for migrant children

Mayor Muriel Bowser did not mince her words, in response to a proposal to bring a federal detention center for migrant children to D.C. "Washington D.C. will not be complicit," she wrote in a statement. "In the inhumane practice of detaining migrant children in warehouses... We have no intention of accepting a new federal facility, least of all one that detains and dehumanizes migrant children.."
Published: 7:27 AM EDT August 14, 2019
Updated: 7:26 AM EDT August 14, 2019