How could they not know that the photo was from 2014? As the Daily Caller points out, the AP called out the erroneous use of this photo last year.
And now Rep. Jerrold Nadler, who for some reason feels the need to compete with ‘Sandy’ Ocasio-Cortez for “person most desperate to be in the news cycle 24/7” is promoting the lie of “child abuse” at the detention centers.
Via Daily Caller.
The Hill, a national political news outlet, erroneously tied a 2014 photo of migrant children sleeping in cages to a story about the current conditions of detention facilities at the border under the Trump administration….
A photo featured with the article on social media, however, showed conditions at a separate camp in Arizona in 2014 under the Obama administration, which was dealing with a flood of unaccompanied minors at the time.
— The Hill (@thehill) July 2, 2019
Former vice president and current 2020 Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden has attacked President Donald Trump for his immigration policies but has refused to grapple with his own administration’s legacy at the border. Under the Obama administration, families were separated, children were kept in cages, and border patrol officers used tear gas on migrants far more often than under the current administration….