Trump fired his DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen because he is mad that he can’t close the southern border
NBC News reported:
Senior US official says Nielsen was asked to the WH after a week of Trump’s frustrations, including over not being able to seal the border. It was up to her to convince him to keep her.
— Julia E. Ainsley (@JuliaEAinsley) April 7, 2019
Trump had been trying to close the southern border for nearly a year. He wanted the border during his bogus caravan crisis. Neilsen had not closed the border, and after a week where he was forced to pull back from his plan to cause a billion dollar in damage to the US economy a day, somebody had to pay, and that person was Neilsen.
The president still doesn’t get that Democrats control the House and have a ton of power. Trump isn’t running around unchecked anymore. He is frustrated and mad, so instead of dealing with his new reality, Trump is tantruming and forcing people around him to take the fall for his terrible ideas.
Neilsen was fired because she wasn’t doing a bad enough job for the country.
Trump is going to try to close the border, and what comes next will be an epic court case that will likely end in another in a line of Trump defeats.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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