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. 
Posted June 27, 2019 at 7:04pm

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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