REPORT: House Dems caught using Obama-era photos to promote ‘kids in cages’ hearing

JULY 10, 2019

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Democrats on the House Oversight Committee have deleted tweets that promoted an upcoming Wednesday afternoon hearing on “kids in cages” after being called out for using Obama-era images of migrants in detention to highlight current conditions at the border.

“Last week, members of our committee visited a detention center at the southern border and discovered grotesque treatment of children,” the first tweet, posted Tuesday afternoon, said. “This week, we are examining the inhumane treatment of the children in these detention centers.”

The article goes on to state the following:

But the tweet included a photograph taken by The Associated Press in 2014, during the Obama administration, showing migrants in detention in Arizona. The Trump campaign flagged the soon-deleted tweet and noted the image comes from a time when current Democratic presidential primary front-runner Joe Biden was vice president.

“House Democrats are promoting their ‘civil rights’ hearing on ‘kids in cages’ and ‘inhumane treatment’ with a photo from 2014, when Joe Biden was Vice President,” the tweet read. “So dishonest!”

The report stated that after getting busted for the first photo, the House Democrats posted a new photo, but scrambled to delete that as well after Republicans pointed out it was ALSO taken during Obama’s term.

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Democrats then gave up on the photos and instead posted a notice with a photo of the Capitol building.

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