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Mike Pence Says Trump Administration 'Will Never Abolish ICE'

Mike Pence Says Trump Administration 'Will Never Abolish ICE'

Pence specifically called out Democrats such as Sen.

In a meandering speech meant to honor the active-duty military and veterans, Trump also likened professional golfers to "tough" U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, as he continued an attack on Democrats who have called for the agency's abolition.

Leahy argued that the Trump administration has directed the agencies to act outside of their mission.

Immigrant activist Dennis Romero said that the events of this week weren't a protest, but were a "barricade" against intolerance, bigotry and the separation of children from their mothers.

KUT's Jennifer Stayton spoke to O'Rourke on his way to campaign in Austin on Wednesday. "Trump and his administration have made the agency so toxic that it's time to abolish ICE, and start over".

This transcript has been lightly edited for clarity.

"But there will still have to be enforcement of our immigration laws in this country".

"Congress - FIX OUR INSANE IMMIGRATION LAWS NOW!" he yelled in a third.

Why are Democrats divided about abolishing ICE? "I don't support open borders".

A Washington Free Beacon analysis detailed what abolishing ICE would look like for the country and enforcing immigration laws. "We care for our neighbors, and we for immigration rights". Sixty-four percent (83 percent of Republicans, 47 percent of Democrats, and 66 percent of independents) said they should be sent home.

Formed at the same time as the Department of Homeland Security in 2003, ICE encompasses more than 20,000 employees.

The form gives parents the choice to "reunite with my children" only if they agree to be repatriated to their country of citizenship, according the document, which was obtained by NBC News. On Monday morning, they moved to the corner of Woodlawn and Central after being told that they had to leave the parking lot of 555 N. Woodlawn, which is private property rented by the government, or face possible arrest.

Some 300 criminal background summaries have already been prepared on the parents to make sure they aren't a danger to their children.

Despite this information, locals maintained that ICE and its actions were immoral.

In fact, many other agencies are charged with enforcing America's border laws.

Why are some Democrats calling to abolish ICE?

And these are the ones - you get rid of ICE, you're going to have a country that you're going to be afraid to walk out of your house. I'll work with those who want to maintain ICE but reform it. "And for ICE, it's just another day, like Phil, and John, and Keegan, all of the guys, and Bubba, like when they play golf", Trump said. I will not allow the flawless to become the enemy of the good. Other members of Vermont's delegation have instead focused on condemning the Trump administration's approach to immigration. There doesn't seem to be a lot of nuance or middle ground. Like in a war, you're liberating a town or an area.

"I love this state, which I happened to win by 42 points over a Democrat".

Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke has resisted pressure to jump on the "Abolish ICE" train, but the congressman fell short of taking the idea entirely off the table during a recent interview with KUT-FM.

Where do you stand on ICE? "We are concerned and would like to have communications and a visit to see for ourselves".