Corey Lewandowski says "Wah wah" when told about girl with Down syndrome

Corey Lewandowski

On Tuesday, Mexico's foreign minister, Luis Videgaray spoke about the 10-year-old, who had been separated from her mother and sent to a shelter in Texas, despite the fact that her father, a legal resident, lived an hour away.

Speaking Wednesday to Fox News anchor Sandra Smith, Mr. Lewandowski said he was mocking Mr. Petkanas, not the child. It didn't go unnoticed by Petkanas, who shouted, "how dare you!"

"My comment was specifically about Zac trying to politicize the use of children as a political football in this discussion because the law is very clear", said Lewandowski.

Despite being fired from the Trump campaign in 2016, Mr Lewandowski appears to have regained Mr Trump's approval. Under the Obama Administration, children that crossed the border with their parents were usually allowed to stay with one parent.

Appearing on Fox News again later Wednesday morning, Lewandowski was asked if he "owes an apology of any sort".

US, China firms brace for escalating trade war
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Beijing, Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi said there were two choices when it came to trade. Shortly after Beijing's warning, the White House threatened tariffs on a further $100 billion of Chinese exports.

Democratic strategist Zac Petkanas tells the story about the child with a disability who was separated from her mother. Videgaray said the girl had been travelling with her mother and brother when the children were separated from their mother by border police.

President Donald Trump's administration has instituted a "zero tolerance" immigration policy that's essentially led it to prosecute any adult caught illegally crossing the border, which has catalyzed the broad separation of families. The Trump policy is now ripping children from their parents at a rate of 65 per day according to the statistics cited by Vox.

LEWANDOWSKI: An apology? I owe an apology to the children whose parents are putting them in a position that is forcing them to be separated.

"The administration's current family separation policy is an affront to the decency of the American people, and contrary to principles and values upon which our nation was founded", McCain recently said.

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