'If we were going to take in any for a fast-tracked program, we’d take in Rohingyans or Syrians.'
Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, is accused of turning a blind eye to the massacre of Rohingya Muslims.
Killings, rapes and other crimes against Muslim Rohingya have driven more than 600,000 into Bangladesh since August.
Violence against women and girls anywhere and at any time is not acceptable.
The U.S. said the military operation that drove 620,000 Rohingya to flee to Bangladesh amounted to "ethnic cleansing".
The idea of where we come from and where we belong is profound.
U.S. Congress members met with people affected by the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.
A 15-year-old girl was stripped naked and gang raped by around 10 men.
The refugees are paving new footpaths, building bridges across water, and starting to rebuild their lives.
More than a million people are now clinging to life in drenching heat.