Kirstjen Nielsen

Watch Chris Wallace React When DHS Secretary Doesn't 'Recall' Trump Using the Phrase 'S**thole Countries'

Ever since it was reported President Donald Trump used the phrase “s**thole countries” during a closed-door Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals …

Conservative View

Washington edges closer to a government shutdown

<i>First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p>WASHINGTON — We’ve been here before — Congress and the Trump White House facing a potential government shutdown — and each time the major players have backed …

U.S. Politics

Homeland Security chief: Deporting 'Dreamers' not top priority

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Deporting immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children will not be a top federal law enforcement priority even if lawmakers do not pass a program to protect them, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security chief said in an interview aired on Tuesday.<p>Kirstjen …

Immigration

Your guide to Congress' 'high stakes game of chicken'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Both Republicans and Democrats -- at least as they return to Washington Tuesday -- appear far more interested in digging into their respective positions than moving forward on any kind of new bipartisan deal to keep the government open.<p>Democrats say a deal to address the expiring …

U.S. Politics

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Niece Says Trump Is Not A Racist, Some Countries Are ‘Hellholes’ [Video]

While U.S. President Donald Trump’s alleged comments in a private meeting with lawmakers about s***hole countries and accompanying widespread charges …

Donald Trump

Blockbuster DOJ Report Shows Vast Majority of Convicted Terrorists in America Were Born Abroad

A new report release by the Department of Homeland Security Tuesday shows 75-percent of convicted terrorists in America were born abroad. From the …

Conservative View

DHS secretary says U.S. needs to "continually vet" some legal residents

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says the country needs "to continue to enhance our screening and vetting," but also "continually vet" …

Immigration

DHS Secretary on Trump's reported vulgar comments, DACA policy

Kirstjen Nielsen was in the Oval Office during last week's "impassioned" White House meeting on DACA

Immigration

Donald Trump responds to accusations he's racist amid calls for mass boycott of State of the Union speech

Donald Trump tried to fend off pressure over his vile remarks about immigrants last night by declaring: "I'm the least racist person you will ever …

Donald Trump

Two GOP senators who deny hearing Trump say 'shithole' reportedly heard him say a similar vulgarity instead

The White House did not originally deny or push back on firsthand reports last Thursday that President Trump said the U.S. should not take in …

Donald Trump

DHS Secretary 'Offended' People Think President Is A Racist

The Secretary of Homeland Security is offended by some referring to <b>President Trump</b> as a racist. <b>Kirstjen Nielsen</b> said, "I take a little offense to …

Congressional agenda this week: Avoiding a shutdown, searching for DACA fix

<b>(CNN) —</b> Back after a long holiday weekend, lawmakers must reach an agreement on a budget plan before the Friday deadline when government funding runs out, but demands from each side of the aisle are impeding progress on negotiations.<p>For a spending deal, Republicans want to secure a long-term …

U.S. Congress

Secretary Nielsen talks border security, immigration reform

<i>This is a rush transcript from "Fox News Sunday," January 14, 2018. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.</i><p>CHRIS WALLACE, "FOX NEWS SUNDAY" HOST: I’m Chris Wallace.<p>A false alarm of a missile attack on Hawaii sets off widespread panic. And chances for an immigration deal are set …

Immigration

What I learned; Trump v. WSJ; Flake's speech; Conan's trip to Haiti; Wahlberg's donation; media week ahead calendar

What I learned this weekend...<p>-- <b>President Trump</b> says he's "the least racist person you will ever interview..."<p>-- Because of Trump's comments about …

Conan O'Brien

After False Alarm, A Look At How Hawaii's Emergency Alert System Is Supposed To Work

A false missile alarm sent people in Hawaii scrambling for shelter Saturday morning — and it took nearly 40 minutes for officials to alert them to the mistake. All of which raises a tough question for authorities: What went wrong?

North Korea

Instead of criticizing Trump on immigration issues, we should thank him for doing his job

President Trump and his administration are being unfairly criticized for concluding that a program called Temporary Protected Status (TPS) that has allowed 200,000 citizens of El Salvador to legally remain in the U.S. since 2001 is just what its name says – temporary.<p>Predictably, when the Trump …

Immigration

White House claims Wall Street Journal misquoted Trump as saying he has a good relationship with Kim Jong Un

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump claimed Sunday that the Wall Street Journal deliberately misquoted him as saying that he probably has a good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.<p>The White House is disputing the newspaper's report that Trump, in an interview last week with several …

Donald Trump

DHS Secretary: Expect more immigration raids on businesses

Following raids last week on 98 7-Eleven stores, DHS Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen said on "Fox News Sunday" that more raids on businesses that have hired …

U.S. Politics

The Two Real Problems with Donald Trump's "Sh*tholes" Comment

The Sunday shows have revived the controversy about President Donald J. Trump’s “sh*tholes” comment. So before we close the book on the comment, I …

Donald Trump

White House scrambles after false missile warning in Hawaii

The erroneous alert triggered reminders inside the administration about long-delayed plans to prepare for a domestic missile attack.<p>A false warning of a missile threat in Hawaii sent White House aides scrambling Saturday, frantically phoning agencies to determine a response and triggering worries …

Politics

Dems fear ‘Stephen Miller ambush’ on immigration

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want …

Martha McSally

Multiple people in meeting deny Durbin’s ‘sh**hole’ story, point out history of misrepresenting

<b>WEST PALM BEACH, Florida</b> — Sen. Tom Cotton said Sunday that Senate Minority Whip Richard J. Durbin is spreading a false story about President Trump …

Conservative View

Salvadorans Next for US Deportation Machine

The Trump administration continues to play a macabre numbers game with the lives of immigrants in its latest act of cancelling Temporary Protected …

Immigration

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:<p>ABC's "This Week" — Sens. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and David Perdue, R-Ga.; Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga.<p>NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.<p>CBS' "Face the Nation" — Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Joe Manchin, …

Xavier Becerra