Pence: WH is not bringing back family separation

OAN Newsroom
UPDATED 7:35 AM PT – Fri. April 12, 2019

“The President made it very clear this week, we’re not rethinking bringing back family separation.” – Vice President Mike Pence

Vice President Mike Pence confirms the Trump administration is not bringing back the controversial family separation policy.

In a new interview airing on Friday, Pence said despite ending the deterrent measure, it is absolutely essential to fix the humanitarian crisis creating hardships on both sides of the border.

Vice President Mike Pence speaks along the border with Mexico while meeting with border patrol agents, Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Nogales, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

He added, Congress needs to act on comprehensive immigration reform.

Pence’s comments come after President Trump denied the administration was discussing restarting the policy this week.