"If we want to talk about optics, I'm sure she was just like, 'This is a attractive photo of me and my son, I'm going to post it, etc., etc.,'" McCain said, "but yes, when you are the special adviser to the president of the United States of America, whether they like it or not, they got to think about optics".
"This is so unbelievably tone deaf given that public outrage is growing over young kids being forcibly ripped from the arms of their parents at the border - a barbaric policy that Ivanka Trump is complicit in supporting", he wrote.
Over the weekend, a group of photographs posted by the Arizona Republic quickly went viral until it was pointed out that the pictures had been taken in 2014, while President Barack Obama was still in office.
"Dems must agree to Wall and new Border Protection for good of country ..."
In an email, Favreau told PolitiFact that a New York Times Magazine editor was one of the journalists who posted the photo.
Detainees sleep and watch television in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children were being processed and held at the CBP Nogales Placement Center on June 18, 2014. Under US protocol, if parents are jailed, their children would be separated from them.
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The area was still in the process of rebuilding when waters overtook the city's roads once again on Sunday. Everyday people saved lives, too, helping neighbors trapped in cars and helping others evacuate.
"The Obama administration did not do that, no".
How or why the story resurfaced on social media four years after it was published is unclear.
Ivanka Trump received severe flak on Twitter as she posted a photo of herself cuddling her little son, even as there are reports that 1,475 children have gone missing when they crossed the US-Mexico border on their own.
CNN previously reported the U.S. government had lost track of nearly 1,500 unaccompanied immigrant children it placed in sponsors' homes past year. "Today, in 2018, the government is CREATING unaccompanied minors by tearing them away from family at the border". In late April, a federal agency reported being unable to locate about 1,500 children who came to the United States alone.
Until recently, families suspected of entering the US illegally were permitted to stay together until the case was completed, Time reports.
Not if you're Ivanka Trump, anyway, daughter of President Donald Trump and an adviser as well.
On May 7, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a speech that "If you're smuggling a child, then we're going to prosecute you, and that child will be separated from you, probably, as required by law". It was created to accommodate an influx of children fleeing to the U.S. from Central America.