Klobuchar: CBP Commissioner ‘Didn’t Even Mention’ 7-Year-Old’s Death During Hearing

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December 16, 2018 1:10 p.m.
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According to Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX), Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan knew about 7-year-old Jakelin Caal’s death — just past midnight on Dec. 8 — in Border Patrol custody before McAleenan testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. But McAleenan never mentioned Caal during his testimony, on Dec. 11.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) said Sunday that she wants answers on Caal’s death.

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