Trump Stuns ICE By Announcing Deportation Plan For ‘Millions’ Via Twitter

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 12: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, in the Rose Garden at the White House on June 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. Later this eveni... WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 12: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, in the Rose Garden at the White House on June 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. Later this evening President Trump will host a Polish-American reception in honor of the visiting president. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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June 18, 2019 8:43 a.m.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement did not know President Trump was going to announce a large-scale deportation operation via Twitter on Monday evening, The Washington Post reported.

Trump warned of the impending action against “millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States” coming “next week” in a evening tweet, the very move that Trump and administration officials lambasted a California mayor for last year.

Officials told The Post that the mass deportations are still not imminent and ICE typically does not make sensitive operations like this public beforehand.

Read the Post’s full report here. 

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