Trump to California: I’ll Pull ICE Officers Out if You Keep Harboring Illegals
Western Journalism ^ | February 23, 2018 | Erin Coates
Posted on 2/23/2018, 2:30:12 PM by Cheerio
President Donald Trump is considering pulling U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents out of California for protecting illegal immigrants.
“Frankly it’s a disgrace, the sanctuary city situation,” Trump said at a White House meeting Thursday, according to The Hill.
The president said that California has refused to cooperate with federal law enforcement since it declared itself a “sanctuary” jurisdiction.
Trump added that if the federal agencies left the state, “you would have a crime mess like you’ve never seen in California.”
“If we ever pulled our ICE out, if we ever said, ‘hey, let California alone, let them figure it out for themselves,’ in two months they’d be begging for us to come back, they would be begging,” Trump said. “And you know what, I’m thinking about doing it.”
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