Monday, June 24, 2019

Officials Accuse DHS Chief Of Personally Sabotaging Trump’s Planned ICE Raids

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Administration officials are accusing Homeland Security Acting Director Kevin McAleenan of sabotaging Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) deportation raids by leaking key details of the plan.
President Donald Trump abruptly announced Saturday that he would delay plans for Sunday raids targeting around 2,000 illegal immigrants across the country. The president claimed the two-week hiatus would give the White House time to reach a consensus with Democrats on “asylum and loophole” issues at the southern border.
However, senior administration officials say there is much more to the story.
Current and former officials within the administration who spoke to the Washington Examiner and BuzzFeed are accusing McAleenan of ruining the Sunday operation by either personally releasing details of the plan or by having people in his staff do it for him.
“I know he has not approved of this operation for months,” one source familiar with the matter said to the Washington Examiner. “The president wouldn’t leak that. ICE wouldn’t leak that. There’s only a few people involved in these discussions. … The only one who could have shared the details of those operations were [McAleenan].
Revealing details of the deportation raids, such as dates and locations, put ICE agents at risk, the sources pointed
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Tom Homan Accuses Acting DHS Sec. McAleenan of ‘Resisting’ ICE Raids

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