Several heroes emerged as the House of Representatives brought Donald Trump’s impeachment into focus. One of those heroes is the Chair of the Intelligence Committee and lead in the impeachment hearing, Adam Schiff (D-CA). The committee chair sent out a touching email to thank anyone, even on the far-left fringes or moderates, for supporting him. Yet, the representative did not stop there.
Schiff pointed out that the migrant children Trump left in cages reminiscent of dog kennels had “suffered unimaginable trauma. Yet, instead of using their mandated therapy sessions to help them, POTUS weaponized the sessions into heat-seeking missiles.
Then, Trump used them to inflict far greater trauma. The representative called the president’s behavior “truly monstrous:”
‘Many migrant children have suffered unimaginable trauma. We have a duty to care for them. Instead, the Trump Administration is using their therapy sessions as a weapon against them in court. This is a truly monstrous abuse of patient privacy and basic decency.’
Then, he referred people to the New York Times magazine article by Dreier:
‘Kevin was required to see a therapist when he got to the US. She said their sessions would be private. Instead, everything he disclosed was passed to ICE, to be used against him in court. This is now happening in migrant child shelters around the country.”
‘The long arm of ICE reached into the schools, and a well-meaning student was deported for doodling. Read Hannah Dreier’s astonishing ProPublica/New York Times Magazine story:’