Trump administration looking to house 20K migrant kids on military bases

Team Trump may house up to 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children on military bases in coming months, a new report said Thursday.

The Pentagon said Health and Human Services officials asked military brass whether they could provide the beds for children at military installations “for occupancy as early as July through December 31, 2018,” The Washington Post reported, citing sources and a memo on the issue.

Sen. Charles Schumer questioned the plan on the Senate floor Thursday morning.

“The Department of Defense has been asked whether it can house 20,000 unaccompanied children between now and the end of the year. How will that work? Is it even feasible?” he said, the paper reported.

The sites would be run by HHS or contractors working with the department, the memo said.

They would provide care to the children, “including supervision, meals, clothing, medical services, transportation or other daily needs,” and HHS representatives would be present at each location, according to the report.

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