THE View host Joy Behar claimed Donald Trump "should be on trial" for his supposed "crimes against humanity."
Anti-Trump Behar made the comments on Thursday after Trump took on his Democratic rival Joe Biden during the October 22 presidential debate.
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Last night, the thing that stood out for me was Joe Biden talking about those kids at the border," Behar said. "I mean, is this the country we want? What kind of country do we want?
"Do you know that the youngest child separated at the border was four months old? That child is going to be traumatized.
"This is an emotional disaster that these people have put on us. I, as an American, disavow all of this. I disavow this entire administration.
"Stephen Miller, Rod Rosenstein, Jeff Sessions, and Donald Trump need to be brought up on charges of crimes against humanity at the Hague. This is a crime against humanity."
During Thursday's debate, Trump insisted that the Obama administration "built the cages" while he "changed the policy."
"Let's talk about what we're talking about," Biden retorted.
"What happened? Parents were ripped – their kids were ripped from their arms and separated."
According to NBC News correspondent Jacob Soboroff, the previous government built the immigration facility – but the Trump administration "caged" children there.
Soborff told NPR it was built in 2014 "in response to a surge of unaccompanied migrant children, not separated children who arrived here by themselves."
There was not a family separation policy under the Obama administration.
Trump has since suspended the zero-tolerance policy at the US-Mexico border of separating over 5,000 children from their families.
Potus used the chain-link enclosures inside border facilities built during the Obama-Biden administration to house kids, who were temporarily housed, separated by sex and age.
Photos taken in 2014 and published by The Associated Press depicted some of the thousands of unaccompanied children held by Obama.
AP noted that when this fact came to light, Democrats and activists who had tweeted the photos deleted their comments.
However, leading Dems like Biden and Michelle Obama cite cages for children as a distinctive cruelty of Trump.
But the former first lady was correct when she mentioned the removal of children from parents at the border during a remote address back in August, AP noted.
The Obama administration only took children from families when a child’s safety was risk or the parent had a serious criminal history, for example.
Family separations became routine under Trump’s “zero tolerance” enforcement policy, which he eventually suspended.
In June 2018, Trump signed an executive order to prevent migrant children being split up from their families at the United States border with Mexico.
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