Washington Post: For Latino Democrats, Fight for ‘dreamers’ Underscores Tense Relationship with John Kelly
Following a campaign in which Donald Trump offended many immigrant communities with his harsh rhetoric and promise of a crackdown along the border with Mexico, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus hoped John F. Kelly would be an administration official with whom they could have a good working relationship.
Instead, the former homeland security secretary who now serves as White House chief of staff has become the subject of their ire and distrust after months of clashes.
“We all thought, we hoped we were going to get somebody who was going to be reasonable, rational, looking at the facts,” said Rep. Nanette Barragán (D-Calif.). Instead, she said, “we’ve seen more and more come out about who he really is.” READ MORE