Trump attacks Democrats, defends ICE in Saturday morning tweets

Marsha Scott
July 2, 2018

Sens. Kristen Gillibrand of NY and Kamala Harris of California have suggested the agency responsible for enforcing immigration laws be eliminated.

Homan said he has "mixed emotions" about the leaving his post in the middle of a "fight" with those who are unfairly vilifying the agency and President Trump.

And Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of NY told CNN late Thursday 'you should get rid of it, start over, reimagine it and build something that actually works'.

Her comments follow similar sentiments expressed by Sen.

"The culmination of all those things, going to the border and then when the president started talking about getting rid of due process, was it", he said. The heartless actions of this abused agency do not represent the values of our nation and the USA must develop a more humane immigration system, one that treats every person with dignity and respect.

He said he learned those agencies are feeling pressure from elected officials who must answer to their communities, including many people who don't agree with stepped-up enforcement by ICE.

When asked how she would replace ICE, she responded bluntly, "Nothing".

'To the great and fearless men and women of ICE, do not worry or lose your spirit. Next it will be all police. Zero chance, It will never happen!'

CBS has identified the men as agents from the Department of Homeland Security inspector general's office.

Hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered on Saturday across America in the latest act of mass resistance against Trump's immigration policies.

I frankly can not understand why the Democrats want to make unpopular positions on an important issue the centerpiece of the midterm elections.

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of NY is among a growing number of mainstream elected officials now supporting the idea of getting rid of the agency created in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks.

Democrats have used the controversy around the president's immigration policy to rally their base and bring attention to the #AbolishICE movement.

"I am confident and hopeful that it will not last long and that it will not last forever, because of every single individual who's on this block today", Ocasio-Cortez told the crowd.

Read the full story at Fox News. "If people are willing to show up in the streets for something, they're going to vote for it". Detroit protesters say they had some success in hampering ICE operations when they blocked some employees from entering the building Monday morning.

"Leftwing Activists are trying to block ICE officers from doing their jobs and publicly posting their. home addresses - putting these selfless public servants in harm's way", Trump wrote. "They were threatening our family members", one officer said, declining to elaborate. Before the border separation crisis, Harris had introduced legislation that would curb the expansion of immigration detention centers. Republicans want Strong Borders and no Crime.

Whatever the details, the focus on ICE could cause problems for some potential candidates with more conservative records on immigration. Earlier this year, Biden headlined a private event with the Latino Victory Project in Miami.

"To the great and fearless men and women of ICE, do not worry or lose your spirit", Mr. Trump tweeted.

"I'm not a radical, and I'm not an activist", Kate Sharaf, a co-organizer of a march in Portland, Oregon, said.

They all think ICE should be disbanded and its work handled by a different, more capable agency.

"Martin Luther King never said, 'Black power, '" Stamp said.

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