California Leaders Blast Trump's Sanctuary Roundtable

  • California Leaders Blast Trump's Sanctuary Roundtable

California Leaders Blast Trump's Sanctuary Roundtable

Jerry Brown (D) took aim at President TrumpDonald John TrumpOregon governor to face state rep in November Ashford, Eastman neck and neck in Nebraska Dem primary Progressive pick Wild wins Dem primary for Pa. House seat MORE Wednesday for his comments at a roundtable on so-called sanctuary cities in California, saying that the president was "lying" about immigration and the state's laws.

As the debate over immigration heats up on Capitol Hill, Trump surrounded himself with mayors, sheriffs and other local leaders from California who oppose the state's immigration policies and who applauded his administration's hard-line efforts.

Trump has previously accused Schaaf of obstructing justice by interfering with the raid, but Wednesday marked the first time he directly implored the nation's top law enforcement official to contemplate legal action against the mayor. "That Democrats gave us that law and they don't want to do anything about it".

"I mean, you talk about obstruction of justice, I would recommend that you look into obstruction of justice for the mayor of Oakland, California, Jeff", Trump said, gesturing toward Sessions.

"We're looking for the people who are criminals", Christianson said.

Trump said he wanted people to come into the U.S. legally and on merit basis.

"They could have passed a resolution calling for their own congressman to put a bill in place so he can get co-sponsors on to pass a comprehensive immigration reform", said Santos Garcia. "Part of the problem that we have is our economy is so strong that people are pouring up to get into our economy". The administration is using protocols described in a 2008 law created to combat child trafficking that gave special protections to Central American children at the border. And I'll also tell him that we have the third largest California National Guard base in our city.

Trump has made his disdain for undocumented immigrants one of his key messages since the days of his campaign.

Nielsen on Tuesday defended the practice, telling a Senate committee that removing children from parents facing criminal charges happens "in the United States every day". Chrysler is opening up now in MI.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., issued the warning, said a second person who was in the room and spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the private conversation.

Generalizations and stereotypes led many citizens of those countries to view entire ethnic groups of people so negatively that respecting their livelihood was of little priority.

"They want us as their city council members to uphold the Constitution and work with the USA immigration officials".

President Donald Trump has threatened a government shutdown unless Congress hands him more funding for his proposed southern border wall.