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10-Year-Old Mexican Girl with Down Syndrome Separated from Parents and Jailed in U.S.

HeadlineJun 20, 2018

Mexican officials say one of the children who has been separated from her parents is a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome. This is Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski mocking the story of this girl on Fox News. This clip begins with former senior Democratic National Committee adviser Zac Petkanas.

Zac Petkanas: “I read today about a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who was taken from her mother and put in a cage.”

Corey Lewandowski: “Wah, wah.”

Zac Petkanas: “I read about a—did you say, 'Wah, wah,' to a 10-year-old with Down syndrome being taken from her mother?”

Corey Lewandowski: “What I said is you can pick anything you want out—”

Zac Petkanas: “How dare you?”

Corey Lewandowski: “—but the bottom line is very clear.”

Zac Petkanas: “How dare you?”

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