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Escobar pleads for empathy for migrants

Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, speaks at a rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court after their ruling on the census was handed down on Thursday, June 27, 2019. 
Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, speaks at a rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court after their ruling on the census was handed down on Thursday, June 27, 2019. 

Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas gave an impassioned speech on the House floor Thursday; her voice broke as she asked for a moment of silence to honor migrant parents and children who have died attempting to cross the border.

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