Homeland Security's acting deputy secretary offered resignation to Trump: Nielsen
10 April, 2019, 04:00 | Author: Ginger Lawrence
Two days after Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsenannounced her departure, a senior administration official said others at DHS were not doing enough to enact Trump's promised immigration crackdown, a top priority for him since he announced his candidacy for the White House four years ago. During her time as Homeland Security secretary, she oversaw widely condemned policies including the forcible separation of families and the caging of children at the southern border.
A powerful House chairman says he may want outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to testify before his panel about President Donald Trump's shakeup of the agency. More leaders were likely to depart the agency in a shakeup orchestrated by the White House to address Trump's inability to stem border crossings. Nielsen's name will be added to the long list of those who have shuttled in and out of cabinet posts in the last two years.
And while she may not have been aggressive enough for Trump, or Miller, Nielsen will forever remembered as the person who ran DHS during one of the darkest moments in US history.
Miller, of course, has always been named as the architect of some of the Trump administration's most hardline policies in the government's ongoing crackdown on immigration. Because his actual job is to push a set of racist ideologies and make them official White House policy.
Mr Trump wants someone "tougher" in the role, according toRonald Vitiello, the top official at US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). McAleenan is a respected, longtime border official in the administration.
The decision to replace Ms. Nielsen comes as little surprise.
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Meanwhile, Border Patrol agents are struggling to keep up with a historic flow of migrants. "But ultimately she implemented them, whether she did it quickly or slowly", he said. Presumably, President Trump was relying upon the FVRA in naming McAleenan as acting secretary.
Prior to becoming DHS secretary, Nielsen was Kelly's chief of staff at the agency - which has an annual budget of more than $40 billion and employs almost a quarter of a million people in multiple subdivisions. "We will not apologize for doing our job", she said a year ago.
While Nielsen had doubts at times, she had dutifully carried out Trump's orders, taking ownership of his most divisive policies, including the family separations, and spending months trying to broker arrangements with Central American countries, including Mexico. She defended the president's separation of parents and children, and mimicked the president's language, even telling Congress that "from Congress, I would ask for wall".
But there's no doubt that the president is exasperated with the flood of immigrants at the border, tweeting on Monday: "Country is full!"
Mark Morgan, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation official who served as chief of Border Patrol under President Barack Obama, said White House officials "need to stop expecting that Congress is going to do their job" and reform immigration laws. In a separate story, CNNreported that Miller "played key a role in Nielsen's ouster", and his "heightened influence within the West Wing has been aided by the president, who recently told aides in an Oval Office meeting that Miller was in charge of all immigration and border related issues in the White House, according to a person familiar with the meeting".
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