President Donald Trump warned on Saturday that a Democratic victory in 2020 could "leave Israel out there", as he highlighted his pro-Israel actions in an effort to make the case for Jewish voters to back his re-election. The decision to name a top immigration officer to the post reflects Trump's priority for the sprawling department founded to combat terrorism following the September 11 attacks.
She added: "My Lord, forgive my people for they do not know".
Launched in January, the Trump administration's policy to send asylum seekers back to Mexico while their cases were being processed marked an unprecedented change to the USA asylum system, government officials and asylum experts said, since families seeking asylum typically had been released in the USA with notices to appear in court.
"Understand when Jeanine Pirro goes on Fox + rallies people to think hijabs are threatening, it leads to this", Rep. Ocasio-Cortez said Saturday evening on Twitter, quoting a tweet from CNN with a link to the story.
Trump was called out for doing so by many users on social media, and for making other references toward the organization suggesting they held "dual loyalties" to American and Israeli interests.
Nielsen was selected for the job by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly in 2017, at a moment when the former Marine Corps general was at a peak of influence within the Trump Administration.
US President Donald Trump struck a cautious tone Saturday about the outcome of Israel's parliamentary vote, saying there is a "close" race for the premiership between "two good people". "Oh, I forgot. She doesn't like Israel".
The lawsuit on behalf of 11 asylum seekers from Central America and legal advocacy groups says the Trump administration is violating US law by failing to adequately evaluate the dangers that migrants face in Mexico. Nielsen was viewed as resistant to some of the harshest immigration measures supported by the president and his aides, particularly senior adviser Stephen Miller, both on matters around the border and others like protected status for some refugees.
"The president is not a white supremacist", Mulvaney said in an interview with Fox News Sunday, responding to critics who accused Trump of echoing the gunman's rhetoric in comments from the Oval Office just hours after the massacre, the Washington Post said.
Trump's decision to speak at the meeting comes as Israel has been in the forefront of the news in recent weeks. But she was also instrumental in ending the policy.
"Asylum-seekers passing through Mexico have already endured risky journeys to flee desperate situations". Families seeking asylum typically had been released in the USA with notices to appear in court. She was tasked with helping states secure elections following Russian interference during the 2018 election. Right now there is space for about 3,000 families, and facilities are at capacity.