Listen: Kirsten Nielsen, President Trump And President discussed on The Frame
"Over the weekend. So on Sunday Kirsten Nielsen who's the secretary of the department of homeland security, she is the nation's highest ranking immigration officer. She goes to the White House for an unscheduled meeting with President Trump. Caitlyn Dickerson covers immigration for the times. And he in recent weeks has been very riled up publicly over an increasing number of people crossing the border, especially families who seek asylum who have legal protections that mean they have to be allowed into the country. So the secretary arrives at her meeting with a list of ideas for how to address this problem. And she thinks she and the president are going to come up with a way forward. But instead a few hours later, the president sends a tweet announcing. That she will be leaving her job. Raking news here on CNN from the White House of the secretary of homeland security Kirsten Nielsen has resigned. President Trump made the announcement the Twitter tweet the president said quote secretary of homeland security Kirstin Nielsen we'll be leaving her position."