NBC News @NBCNews The leading source of global news and info for more than 75 years. Jul. 12, 2019 1 min read

WATCH: VP Pence takes aim at “harsh rhetoric” from “critics on Capitol Hill” concerning the treatment of migrants being detained at the southern border.  https://nbcnews.to/2NT6XVJ 

BREAKING: Video shows overcrowding of men in cages at Texas detainment facility during US Vice President Pence's visit Friday; journalist in the room says that "the stench was horrendous."  https://nbcnews.to/30xj6Bo  - @MSNBC

VP Pence: "The DHS facility in McAllen is a prime example of why we need to secure our borders. The facility is overcrowded and our system is overwhelmed. It is time for Democrats in Congress to step up, do their jobs, and end this crisis."

BREAKING: New video shows shows severe overcrowding of men in cages at Texas detainment facility during VP Pence's visit Friday.

Video showed detainees packed into holding areas surrounded by chain-link fence, concrete floors littered with silver thermal blankets.

VP Pence said afterward that what he saw was evidence of a "system that was overwhelmed."  https://nbcnews.to/2GaAowu 

You can follow @NBCNews.


Tip: mention @threader_app on a Twitter thread with the keyword “compile” to get a link to it.

Enjoy Threader? Sign up.

Threader is an independent project created by only two developers. The site gets 500,000+ visits a month and our iOS Twitter client was featured as an App of the Day by Apple. Running this space is expensive and time consuming. If you find Threader useful, please consider supporting us to make it a sustainable project.