The Tampa Bay Times covered Chris Hunter’s response to the Trump Administration’s policy of separating migrant children from their families at the border. Hunter sharply criticized the Trump Administration for its conduct, called for an immediate end to its separation policy, and urged Congress to convene a bipartisan oversight committee of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees to investigate possible civil rights violations. As the Tampa Bay Times reported,
The leading Democrat running to unseat Republican congressman Gus Bilirakis in District 12 called on Congress Tuesday to form a joint oversight committee to investigate potential civil [rights] violations within the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy that separates migrant children from parents who enter the U.S. illegally.
Chris Hunter, a former Department of Justice prosecutor and FBI agent who served under Democratic and Republican administrations, called the actions of President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions “morally reprehensible” and unconscionable.
Read the full coverage here http://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2018/06/19/leading-democrat-challenging-bilirakis-in-congress-calls-for-investigation-into-trumps-policy-separating-migrant-children/