Trump Pushes Already-Rejected Idea About Dumping Immigrants In Sanctuary Cities

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 10: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media prior to his departure from the White House April 10, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump will sign an executive order on ene... WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 10: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media prior to his departure from the White House April 10, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump will sign an executive order on energy and infrastructure during his visit at International Union of Operating Engineers International Training and Education Center in Crosby, Texas. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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April 12, 2019 1:08 p.m.

President Donald Trump seized on a Washington Post report Friday that details his administration’s rejected idea to dump immigrants into sanctuary cities, saying that the White House is giving “strong considerations” to the proposal.

Both times it was raised in the past, ICE reportedly shot it down, citing legal, budgetary and optics risks. The White House told the Post it was “just a suggestion that was floated and rejected, which ended any further discussion.”

Apparently, Trump didn’t get the memo.

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