Feeling a little Whiplash? In the last week Unindicted Co-conspirator Bottomless Pinocchio has brought us within minutes of War with Iran (if you believe his story which is squirrely as hell) and also a Pogrom against Brown People which is now umm…, postponed.
Trump says he will hold off on planned ICE raids for now
By Kayla Epstein, Washington Post
June 22, 2019
Hours after defending his plan to deport undocumented immigrants Saturday, President Trump changed course, tweeting that he had “delayed the Illegal Immigration Removal Process (Deportation) for two weeks to see if the Democrats and Republicans can get together and work out a solution to the Asylum and Loophole problems at the Southern Border.”
“If not, Deportations start!” he warned.
The tweet comes after immigration advocates and officials in some major U.S. cities condemned plans for Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids aimed at rounding up thousands of families facing deportation orders, which were to begin Sunday.
Speaking to reporters at the White House lawn before departing for Camp David on Saturday morning, Trump said that “exportation raids are groups of very, very good law enforcement people going by the law, going by our court system taking people out who came in illegally and out legally.”
He anticipated that “some cities are going to fight it,” but claimed that the resistance was from sanctuary cities, which, along with some states, have policies aimed at protecting undocumented immigrants from deportation.
But hours later he tweeted the delay.
The Washington Post reported that Immigration and Customs Enforcement planned to target about 2,000 families who had received deportation orders in up to 10 cities — including Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Houston — starting on Sunday, even though the president had originally claimed on Monday that “millions” would be removed.
My Junior Woodchuck Guidebook recommends field immobilization and trained assistance. That dizziness? That’s where your brain kind of exploded. ER and CAT scans for you my friend.