The news comes after the White House came under political pressure following news of the talks and potential payments to families became public, but it was not immediately clear why the Justice Department ceased negotiations.
ACLU attorney Lee Gelernt called the decision “恥ずかしい。”
“アメリカ. government deliberately abused young children and yet the Biden administration has allowed politics to stand in the way of making it right. That’s shameful,” Gelernt said in a statement to CNN.
The Justice Department did not immediately comment.