Democrats audibly groan after Trump introduces new immigration crime office
A smattering of groans from Democrats filled the chamber on Capitol Hill Tuesday night as President Donald Trump announced plans for a new office within the Department of Homeland Security dedicated to "victims of immigration crime."
"I have ordered the Department of Homeland Security to create an office to serve American Victims. The office is called VOICE --- Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement," said Trump while addressing a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night.
Murmurs could be heard as Trump outlined the new office, presumably from Democrats -- many of whom had subdued responses to much of Trump's agenda during the night. Republicans also didn't stand or applaud the announcement after giving the president standing ovations throughout his address.
Trump then introduced four victims, Jamiel Shaw, Susan Oliver, Jenna Oliver, and Jessica Davis, who all had family members killed by undocumented immigrants.
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