President Trump's Homeland Security Secretary, Kirstjen Nelsen has resigned from her job. The Democrats are very happy about her departure because they have long thought her tactics of putting children in cages and separating them from their family members is wrong and inhumane. However, they are troubled over the idea that Kirstjen Nelsen was actually not "tough" enough on border security for the Trump administration's liking. Nancy Pelosi, House Speaker, said: “It is deeply alarming that the Trump Administration official who put children in cages is reportedly resigning because she is not extreme enough for the White House’s liking. The President’s dangerous and cruel anti-immigrant policies have only worsened the humanitarian suffering at the border and inflicted vast suffering on the families who have been torn apart.”
Just think though, if the Democrats were bothered with Nelsen's stance on the border, can you imagine who will be the next choice for Secretary?
Make no mistake that drugs pouring into our country on the southern border is a major problem and driving force behind Trump & his administration pushing for strict LEGAL immigration. We have an opioid crisis in this country and our own people are dying at a higher rate than ever before. Some think that with President Trump now giving Mexico a 1 year grace period to intervene with the caravans & drugs making their way to our border or else he'll close the border, is the POTUS being soft & as a result Kirstjen Nelsen is gone...thus making him looking tough again on the border. That's one working theory.
Now filling in for Nelsen is U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan. He is taking on the "acting head role" for now.
Border security is one of the biggest hot button issues this country is facing right now. We're asking you, the listening audience, if you were offered the job of Secretary of Homeland Security by President Trump, would you take it?