Obama’s DHS Secretary Defies Democrats – Says Abolishing ICE Would Compromise Public Safety

Abolishing ICE has become a rallying cry for the left. Even Democrats who are likely to run for president in 2020 are saying it now. Yet one member of the Obama administration does not agree with this idea at all.

Jeh Johnson, Obama’s DHS secretary is reminding the left of the inconvenient truth.

The Daily Caller reports:


Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson pushed back against Democrats calling for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to be abolished in a Friday op-ed published in the Washington Post.

The op-ed, titled, “Abolishing ICE is not a serious policy proposal,” likened demands to abolish ICE to a hypothetical demand from those who wanted to end the Vietnam war by abolishing “the entire Defense Department.”

“Obviously, that would have completely compromised national security,” Johnson wrote, adding that ending the agency “would compromise public safety” as well.

“Calls to abolish ICE only serve to sow even greater division in the American public and in its political leadership, damaging any remaining prospect of bipartisan immigration reform,” wrote Johnson.

Will Johnson get thrown out of any Washington, DC restaurants for saying this?

Aren’t those the new rules, according to the left?


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