Here is greater context on White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's remarks on "lazy" immigrants eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.
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At a 2015 dedication of an FBI building in Florida, Rep. Frederica Wilson "stood up there ... and talked about how she was instrumental in getting the funding for that building, and how she took care of her constituents because she got the money, and she just called up President Obama, and on that phone call he gave the money -- the $20 million -- to build the building. And she sat down."
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President Donald Trump made many inaccurate statements in 2017. His White House team seems to be following in his footsteps when defending him.
President Donald Trump plans to expand the number of faciliites detaining immigrants waiting for deportation or a resolution of their case. John Kelly, who has Homeland Security secretary before becoming chief of staff, said standards may need to be lowered in order to contract with more local jails. But immigrant advocates say neglect and abuse already exists at detention facilities and that lowering standards may invite further violations of detention standards.
President's new communications director blasted Priebus in an article the day before the Wisconsinite was replaced.