Acting DHS Chief: ‘Timing’ of Mississippi ICE Raid ‘Was Unfortunate’

Acting DHS Chief: ‘Timing’ of Mississippi ICE Raid ‘Was Unfortunate’

Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan acknowledged on Sunday that last week’s Mississippi raid by U.S. immigration officials that resulted in 680 arrests probably should have been postponed, saying the “timing was unfortunate.”

“I want to go back to the Mississippi raid one more time,” the NBC host said. “Given the emotions of the country right now, in hindsight, do you wish this raid didn’t happen this week?”

“The timing was unfortunate,” McAleenan replied.

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