Homeland Security Denies Report That Secretary Drafted Resignation Letter

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies before Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington

After a reportedly being berated before the cabinet by President Donald Trump, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen nearly resigned Wednesday, according to The New York Times.

Two sources familiar with the blow-up claim Nielsen had written a letter of resignation.

She was reportedly upset after a cabinet meeting Wednesday in which President Donald Trump allegedly "berated her" for not doing enough to secure the country's borders.

But Mexico refused to pay for the wall, and despite Trump's efforts to limit undocumented immigration, the rate of attempted border crossings may have risen - estimates show that in April, US Border Patrol agents apprehended almost 40,000 people in March, or a 200% increase from 2017.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked about the incident in Thursday's press briefing.

Nielsen also released her own statement, saying Trump was "rightly frustrated" about border security and that she shared his frustration.

Alberta rolls out $1.2 million pro-pipeline ad campaign
Premier John Horgan's government says it is concerned about the potential for oil spills on its waterways and coastline. Gore posted the tweet nearly three weeks before Kinder Morgan's self-imposed deadline of May 31.

Trump warns Iran of 'severe consequences' for starting nuke programme
Our allies in France , Germany, Britain and across the European Union had been urging the president to stay true to the deal. He added that if those talks fail, Iran will once against enrich uranium " more than before ... in the next weeks".

Facebook ads sought to dupe Americans into following Russian accounts
Accounts like United Muslims of America urged viewers in NY in March 2016 to "stop Islamophobia and the fear of Muslims". The trove of ads released Thursday appears to back the assertion that the Russians wanted to hurt Clinton.

Nielsen was nominated as Homeland Security secretary in December, after former secretary John Kelly was selected to become Trump's chief of staff. "Border security is the most basic and necessary responsibility of a sovereign nation".

This has not been the first time Trump has berated his cabinet officials.

During a rally in Elkhart, Indiana, Thursday evening, Trump complained, "We have the worst immigration laws in the history of mankind". It was only a portion of a larger tirade in which he chided the cabinet for what he felt was an unsatisfactory level of progress in stopping illegal immigration and ensuring border security.

Trump has growing increasingly angry about his inability to secure the border and has repeatedly called on Congress to pass new legislation to strengthen what he calls the nation's "horrible" immigration laws. But this year, they have risen again.

"All these are complicated matters and I will keep on to guide the Department to accomplish everything that we are able to in order to implement the President's security-focused schedule", she added, without saying anything regarding resignation programs. A recent target of the president has been a migrant caravan traveling from South America to the US border.

Trump considers Nielsen as well as different DHS officers ' are resisting directives that parents are separated from their children when people cross illegally in the united states of america, to discourage them from entering, the newspaper stated, citing the officers.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Biplab's latest gaffe: Tagore returned his Nobel Prize in protest against British
May 12, 2018 - 02:26
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Goutam Das said that Tripura chief minister "has crossed every limit of idiocy". The Chief Minister also stated that mechanical engineers should not opt for civil services, but civil engineers should.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Arsenal charged over failing to control players
May 12, 2018 - 02:23
The disadvantage did little to help to already struggling Gunners, despite Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang briefly drawing them level. Leicester City manager Claude Puel has refused to rule out Riyad Mahrez's exit from the club this summer.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Next Arsenal manager: Massimiliano Allegri future discussed by top Juventus star
May 12, 2018 - 02:15
Allegri and former Barcelona chief Luis Enrique are now the top names on Arsenal's radar. "I do have a few more years in me". Arsene Wenger simply can not discipline his players anymore, although it was a strength of his in the early days.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Rita Ora releases brand new star studded single 'Girls'
May 12, 2018 - 01:52
That said, she still doesn't seem to want to embrace the full implications of what she's singing about, either. Girls has received a warm reception from fans on Twitter who have dubbed the the song an "LGBT summer smash".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Pakistan imposes travel restrictions on U.S. diplomats: FM
May 12, 2018 - 01:42
Pakistan has also decided that from May 11, restrictions will be imposed on all American diplomats and their movements. It has been further reported that back-door negotiations are underway between the two countries.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top IPL 2018: KKR vs MI Match Report
May 12, 2018 - 01:40
Due to his onslaught, MI went from 62/2 in 9 overs to 144/3 in 14.4 overs, when he departed with a score of 62 from just 21 balls. Lewis and Suryakumar stitched together a 46-run stand for the opening wicket as Mumbai Indians were 47/1 at the end of Powerplay.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Volcano erupts in Indonesia forcing anyone within 3km to evacuate immediately
May 12, 2018 - 01:27
Pyrolastic flow from a large explosion killed 27 people on November 1994, and another large eruption occurred in 2006. Indonesia has almost 130 active volcanoes, more than any other country.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top World number one Rafal Nadal powers through in Madrid
May 12, 2018 - 01:19
Halep has won her last 15 matches at the Caja Magica - the latest being a 6-1, 6-4 triumph over the other Pliskova twin, Kristyna. The last time Nadal had dropped a set on clay was past year in Madrid when playing in the round of 32 against Fabio Fognini.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top President Trump turns the sanctions screw on Iran
May 11, 2018 - 13:07
Trump told his supporters at a rally in the state of in on Thursday that the U.S. can not allow Iran to have nuclear weapons. The president's decision has given grace periods of 90 days to six months for companies to wind down their trade with Iran.

Caught in US-Iran crossfire, India to work around curbs
May 11, 2018 - 13:04
Currently, Iran has been relegated to the third place, with the UAE and Iraq coming up as the larger crude oil suppliers to India. Bilateral trade between the two nations has increased to 12.9 billion dollars in 2016-17 from US$9 billion in the previous year.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Imam dies in S. Africa mosque attack, two others injured
May 11, 2018 - 12:48
Prem Balram who is now on scene, said all three men are in a critical condition and were now being treated by paramedics. The attackers threw a petrol bomb inside the mosque before fleeing the scene in a vehicle with no registration plates.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top McCain urges Senate to reject Central Intelligence Agency nomination
May 11, 2018 - 12:36
I know that victims of torture will offer intentionally misleading information if they think their captors will believe it. McCain, a Navy pilot who was beaten in captivity during the Vietnam War, has urged his fellow senators to reject Haspel.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Iran targets Israeli bases across Syrian frontier
May 11, 2018 - 12:12
Trump knows that his political base in the USA loathes the idea of American involvement in yet another war in the Middle East . Iranian media described the Israeli attack as "unprecedented", but there was no official Iranian comment on Israel's claims.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Boeing CEO Downplays Impact of Trump Canceling Iran Licenses
May 11, 2018 - 12:10
It's also possible that nixing the deal pushes up oil prices, padding coffers in countries like Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait. Iran President Hassan Rouhani mirrored the sentiment, saying he was happy to do business with the other partnering countries.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Michelle Wolf Renews Hostilities With Sarah Huckabee Sanders
May 11, 2018 - 12:09
After Meyers congratulated her on the now-infamous appearance , Wolf joked: "It went great and every single person loved it". If you didn't like it, she has lots more stuff you'll hate.