Twitter users reacted with a mixture of horror and derision to a quote from Pence spokeswoman Katie Miller — wife of White House senior adviser Stephen Miller — in which she said visiting a migrant detention facility didn’t instill her with compassion for separated families.
On Monday night’s edition of The Rachel Maddow Show, host Rachel Maddow read an excerpt from NBC News correspondent Jacob Soboroff’s new book Separated: Inside an American Tragedy:
Katie Miller told Jacob, quote, ‘My family and colleagues told me that when I have kids I will think about the separations differently. I don’t think so. DHS sent me to the border to see the separations myself to try to make me more compassionate,