In one of the most heartbreaking and poignant moments of President Trump’s first State of the Union address, the 45th president acknowledged two sets of parents whose children had been killed by illegal immigrants. Nisa Mickens, 16, and Kayla Cuevas, 15, were killed by MS-13 gang members in Long Island in September 2016. Their parents, Evelyn Rodriguez, Freddy Cuevas, Elizabeth Alvarado and Robert Mickens, were in the chamber Tuesday night to be recognized by the president.
“Everyone in America is grieving for you,” Trump told the parents, who were sobbing as Trump recounted their story.
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Millions of Americans’ “hearts are breaking,” he added. “We love you.”
.@POTUS: “Tonight, I am calling on Congress to finally close the deadly loopholes that have allowed
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