Trump’s Pick for ICE Director Appears Set for Confirmation Despite His Role in Family Separation Crisis

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Mother Jones—As a top official at US Customs and Border Protection, Ronald Vitiello helped oversee the separation of more than 2,500 immigrant families in the Trump administration’s greatest self-inflicted humanitarian crisis. Five months later, the Senate looks set to confirm Vitiello as the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, arguably the most controversial agency in the country. […]

ICE Director Exposes Trump’s Lie About “Animal” Immigrants to Jim Acosta. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Thomas Horman was caught daring to contradict the Twitter-in-Chief, exposes one of Trump’s favorite lies about immigration. According to CNN reporter Jim Acosta, Homan was asked at an off-camera briefing if immigrants were more likely to commit violent crimes that natural-born citizens, an idea that largely helped Donald Trump get elected.  Homan conceded that no, that was not true. Newsweek explains: Trump said at the very beginning of his...