President Donald Trump reportedly instructed border agents to stop all migrants from entering the United States after he declared that "our country is full" during a visit to Calexico, Calfornia last week.
“This is our new statement- the system is full,” Trump proclaimed on Friday. “We can’t take you anymore. Whether it’s asylum or anything you want – illegal immigration – we can’t take you anymore. Our country is full. Our area is full. The sector is full. Can’t take you anymore, I’m sorry. Turn around. That’s the way it is.”
On Sunday, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) head Kirstjen Nielsen became the 12th cabinet member to resign from the Trump administration. President Donald Trump has been increasingly vocal over his displeasure with Nielsen and her handling of border security.
Rather than a feather in his cap, the border remains a black spot on his administration's record.
Nancy Pelosi Just Said What We're All Thinking About Kirstjen Nielsen's Resignation as Donald Trump's Homeland Security Secretary
On Sunday afternoon, now-former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned from her post effective immediately. Reports say that President Donald Trump did not think her extreme enough. The policies championed by Nielsen on behalf of the President were reviled by many as inhumane and careless, so that Trump still didn't consider her to be hard-line enough concerned Americans everywhere—including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).
Pelosi says the fact that Nielsen "is reportedly resigning because she is not extreme enough for the White House’s liking is deeply alarming" in a statement released following President Donald Trump's announcement that Nielsen would no longer be working with his administration.
George Conway Has the Most Perfectly Savage Response When People Point Out That Trump Has Failed to Fill Two Top Cabinet Posts
George Conway ripped into President Donald Trump on Twitter Monday morning following the departure of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who abruptly resigned Sunday night.
This leaves the United States without Cabinet secretaries at the Departments of Defense & Homeland Security, which are being managed by "acting" heads. Trump also lacks a chief of staff. Mick Mulvaney is currently filling the role of "acting" White House chief of staff.
Kirstjen Nielsen Was Asked What the Cages at Border Detention Centers Are, If Not Cages, and Her Answer Was Literally the Definition of a Cage
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified before the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday to give insight as to the treatment of apprehended undocumented immigrants, the state of the southern border, and the future of President Donald Trump's wall there.
The Trump administration's policy of forcibly separating families to put the children in cages shocked the country last year.
People Are Mocking Donald Trump's Homeland Security Secretary for the Awkward Way She Just Discussed Security Measures at the Super Bowl
President Donald Trump's Department of Homeland Security (DHS) head chose on Thursday to make an odd announcement to the press. Nielsen stated her department's employees were furloughed or worked without pay during Trump's 35 day partial government shutdown.
But despite the shutdown orchestrated by her boss, Nielsen wanted everyone to know DHS personnel were committed to the security of...
Trump's Homeland Security Secretary Questioned Nancy Pelosi's Reason For Delaying Trump's State of the Union, and Pelosi Just Shut Her All the Way Down
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of California asked President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union (SOTU) address due to the current government shutdown. One of the concerns the Democratic Speaker cited was security.
Latching on to just one issue, Trump appointee Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen of the Department of Homeland Security stated there was no merit to Pelosi's request because: