Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen doesn't directly deny resignation report

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"All these are complicated matters and I will keep on to guide the Department to accomplish everything that we are able to in order to implement the President's security-focused schedule", she added, without saying anything regarding resignation programs. In early April, he repeatedly expressed frustration with Nielsen that her department was not doing enough to close loopholes that were allowing people to flood into the country illegally, according to one official familiar with those discussions.

According to those familiar with the admonishment, Trump was unhappy with Nielsen's handling of border security; one source told the Times that the president went on a long tirade about Nielsen's lack of ability to tighten the U.S. -Mexico border and prevent undocumented immigrants from entering the country.

"We've very much toughened up the border, but the laws are awful", Mr. Trump said according to the report. The Times report claimed that she was "miserable" in her job according to a "person close to Ms. Nielsen".

The New York Times and Politico reported that Nielsen, who began the job in December, drafted a resignation letter.

Mark Krikorian, the executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, another hard-line group, said Ms. Nielsen's approach to border security is less like Mr. Trump's campaign messaging and more like the moderate approach taken by Mr.

Trump's hard line against illegal immigration is a part of his presidency as he pursues an "America First" agenda that comprises an proposed wall along the U.S.

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Instead, she told the newspaper that she will "continue to direct the department to do all we can to implement the president's security-focused agenda" as head of almost 20,000 department employees.

Administration officials spoke on the condition of anonymity to provide a candid account of the private meeting.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked about the incident in Thursday's press briefing.

Trump has clashed with Nielsen for weeks. "Give me some reinforcements, please", he urged the crowd, referring to Republicans in Congress who have balked at the billions of dollars he has requested for border security. "The laws in this country for immigration and illegal immigration are absolutely terrible".

During a rally in Elkhart, Indiana, Thursday evening, Trump complained, "We have the worst immigration laws in the history of mankind".

While border apprehensions dipped a year ago to their lowest levels ever, the numbers have been ticking up in recent months, returning to more typical historical levels. A conviction for illegal entry carries a maximum penalty of six months in custody for first-time crossers, though they usually do far less time, and two years for repeat offenses. Another person said the president was primarily focused on the Homeland Security Department because he viewed Nielsen as primarily responsible for keeping unauthorized people out of the country.

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