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ICE raids plan: Pelosi says she told Trump he's "scaring the children"

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and US President Donald Trump argue.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump. Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said at a New York event Monday she told President Trump during a phone call last week he's "scaring the children" with his mass deportation plans.

The big picture: Trump said over the weekend he'd delay the planned Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids by 2 weeks, at the request of the Democrats. Acting ICE director Mark Morgan says he has the "green light" to remove undocumented migrants despite the delay.

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