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Friday, April 03, 2015

Senators Investigate DHS Retaliation Against ICE Agents

A group of Republican senators say they are aware of allegations of workplace retaliation against Homeland Security personnel who — in conflict with the administration’s immigration policies — are “faithfully discharging the duties of the offices in which they serve.”

The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest revealed it is investigating the potential retaliation against DHS employees who have allegedly been punished for not complying with the administration’s enforcement priorities.

“[W]e are aware of multiple allegations of targeting and retaliation against DHS personnel who refuse to comply with this Administration’s willful disregard of our immigration laws—such as allegations made in lawsuits filed in federal court by an award-winning ICE attorney and by a group of 10 ICE officers and agents,” the eight Republicans wrote in a Tuesday letter to DHS Sec. Jeh Johnson.

The Republicans noted a recent comment from President Obama during a MSNBC/Telemundo town hall discussion in which his indicated that immigration officers would be punished for failing to adhere to his executive amnesty.

“There may be individual [U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)] officials or Border Patrol who aren’t paying attention to our new directives,” they quoted Obama. “But they’re going to be answerable to the head of the Department of Homeland Security, because he’s been very clear about what our priorities should be… If somebody is working for ICE and there is a policy and they don’t follow the policy, there are going to be consequences to it.”



Anonymous said...

Obama is a hypocritical, narcissistic fool.

I'll put it in his own words, more or less:

"If somebody is working for WE, THE PEOPLE,
and there is a CONSTITUTION, and they don't follow the CONSTITUTION, there are going to be consequences for it."

It's yet another example of this waste of skin believing himself to be king, with supreme power to dictate the law of the land. I can hardly wait for him to be gone.

OATH KEEPER MEMBER.../ Tea Party supporter said...

great points 4:11.....

ginn said...

There's a problem with him leaving too, 4:11PM
He's set precedents.
And, unless Congress moves to clean up this POS's BS we're going to have to expect any future President to act in his manner. That should be a frightening thought to any true American.
Congress has failed in it's job to remove this lawless traitor and his administration from the Executive branch. And, in so doing has opened the door to future misuse of the office.