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Elaine Chao tells protesters to ‘calm husband Mitch McConnell’ if he’s about immigration

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao tried to stand between the protesters and her husband, Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, as you are asked constantly, McConnell why he “separates families” at an event in Washington, DC on Monday.

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Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao tried to stand between the protesters and her husband, Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, as you are asked constantly, McConnell why he “separates families” at an event in Washington, DC on Monday.

The couple’s departure was an event at Georgetown University, reports the hill, when the people approached the building.

Video of the moment, tweeted on Tuesday of Hillary Clinton’s advisers Adam Parkhomenko, and it seemed to originate from Twitter users with Roberto, who identified himself as a in the group.

video: @SecElaineChao told demonstrators to leave her husband, Mitch McConnell, alone. pic.twitter.com/9jj1AojRMM

— Adam Parkhomenko (@Adam Parkhomenko) June 26, 2018

“Why don’t you leave my husband alone?” Chao said.

Chao was later not heard, “He is” seemingly in response to repeated questions on the topic of “the separation of families.”

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Previously, she was eventually escorted back to her waiting vehicle, another protester, asked the Cabinet official, as she and her husband could sleep in the night.

McConnell office does not comment on Fox News.

The encounter comes under a controversial “zero-tolerance” immigration policy has led to migrant children, always divided from their parents, on the US border. The following lots, President Trump last week signed an executive order to stay the children-with their families.

Along with the video, Roberto tweeted “We @SenateMajLdr and @SecElaineChao with @ProPublica audio children faced separation from their families, at the border when you leave a @Georgetown event. We need to AbolishICE # & #AbolishCBP! #FreedomforImmigrants.”

We face @SenateMajLdr and @SecElaineChao with @ProPublica audio children separated from their families, at the border when you leave a @Georgetown event. We need to AbolishICE # & #AbolishCBP! #FreedomforImmigrants pic.twitter.com/ljv70F3F0L

— Roberto (@Roberto62543651) June 26, 2018

Describes himself as “a rising senior at the university, he said that he learned about the official” visit to campus by a friend after returning from his “internship at the United we dream.”

LAWYER, VISITING ‘ON THE GROUND, NOT DESTROYED’, THE PARENTS SAY, SEPARATED FROM THE CHILDREN, MOST OF THEM KNOW WHERE THEIR CHILD IS

I’m Roberto, a rising Senior at Georgetown University.

After returning from my internship at the United we dream that my friend texted me that both Senator Mitch McConnell and Trump Cabinet member Elaine L. Chao, were present on the campus.

— Roberto (@Roberto62543651) June 26, 2018

“My parents are Mexican immigrants, and I was angry that a man who blocked the Dream Act and a trump card in the Cabinet official was invited to my campus,” Roberto tweeted. “As a result, my friends, are quickly mobilized and went to the event will be held within Copley Formal.”

My parents are Mexican immigrants, and I was angry that a man who blocked the Dream Act and a trump card in the Cabinet official my campus were invited. As a result, my friends, are quickly mobilized and went to the event Formally takes place within Copley.

— Roberto (@Roberto62543651) June 26, 2018

He refers to the exchange between Chao and the protesters, adding, “My question is, why don’t you leave, our families, friends and communities alone? As my friend said, ‘how can you sleep at night?’ #FreedomForImmigrants.”

And to be honest, I can’t fathom how this Mover of racism, discrimination and hate sleep in the night. Cabinet officials, such as Elaine Chao may not like it, but she and her husband bears the responsibility and we will not stop saying to myself that the truth is that they go everywhere where. #AbolishICE

— Roberto (@Roberto62543651) June 26, 2018

“And to be honest, I can’t fathom how this Mover of racism, discrimination and hate sleep in the night,” he tweeted. “Cabinet officials, such as Elaine Chao may not like it, but she and her husband bears the responsibility and we will not stop saying to myself that the truth is that they go everywhere where. #AbolishICE.”

Fox News’ Charles Creitz, Chad Pergram, John Roberts and Andrew O’reilly contributed to this report.

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