NewsLocal News

Actions

Gov. Pete Ricketts comments on border family separations

Posted: 7:40 PM, Jun 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-18 20:52:35-04
Gov. Pete Ricketts comments on border family separations

In a series of tweets Monday evening, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts called on Washington to move ahead with its plans for border control in order to keep children from falling victim to policy debate. 

"The American people have been asking Washington to solve this problem for decades now," Ricketts tweeted. "Having iron clad control of our borders is an increasingly urgent matter in this dangerous global climate."

RELATED: HHS has no plans for immigrant children to come to Nebraska

Gov. Ricketts went on to slam the "expanded practice of separating children from their families," echoing some of the same sentiments posted by Sen. Ben Sasse on social media  Monday morning. 

Here's the full string of tweets from the governor:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RELATED: More Nebraska lawmakers react to this issue