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New Border Patrol chief sets the record straight on border separations, dismantles media narrative

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President Donald Trump faced a tidal wave of backlash this summer over his administration’s “zero tolerance” illegal immigration policy. The media and Trump’s opponents alleged it was the catalyst behind thousands of family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border.

The media framed the narrative implying the separations were new. But according to newly appointed Border Patrol chief Carla Provost, that’s not true.

What did she say?

In fact, Provost said in an interview this week that the U.S. government has separated families at the border for decades.

“Under all four administrations I have worked under, we have separated families for different reasons,” she told TheHill.TV.

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