As Twitchy reported earlier, the goalposts moved pretty quickly with liberals like Chris Hayes and Judd Legum after President Trump signed an executive order to keep families together at the border. Wasn’t that their concern? That children were being separated from their families?

Exactly as expected, The New York Times is reporting that the president’s executive order ending family separation will likely face a legal challenge from immigration activists. Why? Because it goes against the laws passed by Congress and upheld by the courts.

The New York Times reports:

Mr. Trump’s executive order directed the government’s lawyers to ask for a modification of an existing 1997 consent decree, known as the Flores settlement, that currently prohibits the federal government from keeping children in immigration detention — even if they are with their parents — for more than 20 days.

But it is unclear whether the court will agree to that request. If not, the president is likely to face an immediate legal challenge from immigration activists on behalf of families that are detained in makeshift facilities.

So when Sen. Chuck Schumer said it wasn’t a matter for legislation and the president could fix everything with his pen, he was … lying? Libs don’t seem satisfied.

Are we sure Reid tweeted that, or was it a hacker?

So the solution is what? Blanket amnesty, even for those who cross illegally or are smuggled in? Open borders?

So you’re admitting it was a manufactured crisis?

Ahem … U.S. citizens within our borders, not illegal immigrants inside our borders. Being inside our borders illegally makes them illegal immigrants.

Maybe Congress should get to work, then.

What’s this? The voice of reason?