"But Republicans said they did not like that she was made to take the fall."
“Nielsen was doing the best she can. She can’t make Congress get off its ice-cold, lazy butt and fix the asylum laws. She can’t build a wall by herself. She can’t make the Central American countries work with us. … Only the president can do that,” Sen. John N. Kennedy (R-La.) said. “If someone resigns and then the White House staff cuts ‘em to pieces, I just think that’s classless.”
"On Monday, Trump found few allies in his decision to get rid of Nielsen with the exception of congressional Democrats who viewed her as the face of the administration’s family separation policy and wanted her gone."
purge? I believe there are around 18000 dhs employees. so how would this be a purge
It's a purge because the the top 10 positions were axed. The department got decapitated.
Their offense? They wouldn't disobey the laws as Trump wanted them to.
Is Trump making this the centerpiece of his 2020 campaign?
.... dude .... there are still 80,0000 + government employees that needed to be PURGED before the invention of the computer and data entry.... you just cannot "FIRE" the blood sucking leeches.......