Boehner: Obama Should Be Thanking, Not Threatening, ICE Officers

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) called out President Obama for warning immigration enforcement officials against failing to comply with his executive amnesty.

“If somebody’s working for ICE … and they don’t follow the policy, there’s going to be consequences to it,” Obama said Wednesday during an immigration town hall event in Miami co-hosted by MSNBC and Telemundo.

Thursday, Boehner Tweeted against Obama’s aggressive talk about Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, arguing Obama should be thanking them for their work.

Congress is currently debating a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security. House Republicans have been attempting to use the DHS bill to block Obama’s executive amnesty. Funding for the department expires at midnight on Friday.


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