8 More Obama Bureaucrats Trump Can Fire at Homeland Security

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 31: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the beginning of a meeting with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and other government cyber security experts in the Roosevelt Room at the White House January 31, 2017 in Washington, DC. Citing the hack of computers at the Democratic National Committee by Russia, Trump said that the private and public sectors must do more to prevent and protect against cyber attacks. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

One week after President Donald Trump fulfilled a campaign promise by curbing the arrival of refugees from several Muslim-majority countries, a senior bureaucrat at the Department of Homeland Security countermanded his presidential directive.

The acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of Homeland Security, Lori Scialabba, sent out a February 2 memo directing her employees to continue processing documents for refugees from the countries named by Donald Trump. The memo was leaked to The Intercept website and was made public on Document Cloud.

According to The Intercept:

LESS THAN ONE week after senior leadership at the Department of Homeland Security issued a policy guidance that threatened to bring much of the government’s asylum and refugee work to a grinding halt, a new directive issued to employees appears to reverse key elements of the procedures U.S. immigration officials are expected to follow… According to an internal memo issued Thursday by Lori Scialabba, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the portion of Trump’s controversial ban pertaining to the issuance of visas and other benefits to immigrants from the targeted countries “does not affect USCIS adjudication of applications and petitions filed for or on behalf of individuals in the United States regardless of their country or nationality.”

The new memo, obtained by The Intercept, stands in direct contradiction to the earlier DHS guidance, which effectively blocked U.S. immigration officials from issuing decisions in any adjustment of status cases for nationals of the banned countries — including applications for permanent residency and naturalization by individuals already in the United States.

Scialabba’s actions spotlight the need for Trump to nominate his top appointees so they can clean house in the many agencies that they were elected to oversee.

Trump nominated General John Kelly as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, and he was confirmed January 20, but much of the implementation of the department’s policies is still controlled by holdover bureaucrats, such as Scialabba. Until they are removed, sources say, the Department of Homeland Security will not come close to implementing President Trump’s agenda, even with Kelly at the top of the organization.

“It normally takes a president more than a year to get the lion’s share of his appointees in place, leaving the management of agencies and departments in the hands of career employees who are not in position to make critical and long-term decisions,” Max Steir reported at Bloomberg Views.

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Get busy and fire these people.  Less talk and much more action.

FIRE THEIR DAMN ASSES! What is he waiting for?

"You're FIRED!"

KELLY, "CLEAN HOUSE NOW"!!!  GET RID OF THE LYING HALF-BREEDS HENCHMEN!

I am more than a little surprised that Trump's transition team didn't have a plan to get rid of these Obama hold overs on the day of his inauguration... Why are they still there? Anyone, who has experience at the senior levels of government know how these holdovers can sabotage a new administration... why risk it?

Strictly speaking Trump's transition team... F'd up. I suspect he received very little help from the RNC/GOP RINO's and he may not have asked... Albeit, they certainly should have provided him with names and the positions of those mid-level Obama holdovers that needed to immediately go... it certainly appears that they left lots of landmines laying around to plague Trump's fledgling administration.

Trump will have then all gone in a month.

Too, slow Doug... They all needed to be gone on Jan 20th.  There are approximately 4K key political appointees in the government... those individuals needed to be removed on the 20th with temporary hires or replacements loyal to Trump ready to go on the 20th... that is the major job of the transition team.  It appears they failed... to do so and are now suffering for it.

So, what to do now... back up take a deep breath and fire everyone who is left ... appointing temp's where necessary while the Congress works to confirm those requiring confirmation... all those which don't require confirmation need to be appointed NOW... if they don't work out ... they can be released latter... tell them it is a temporary appointment for 90-120 days... which will be extended if they perform satisfactorily during the temp period.

This all should have taken place in the transition... from Nov 8th  to Jan 20th..

I do agree with you, Col. There is no excuse for not being ready and having done exactly as you said, on Day One.

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Today another poll was released with similar results.

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