Donald Trump mocked Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar, a freshman congressional representative from the 5 congressional district of Minnesota, during a speech to a conservative Jewish political lobbying group on Saturday.
Nielsen, who says she's staying on until Wednesday, is the latest person felled in the Trump administration's unprecedented churn of top staff and Cabinet officials, brought about by the president's mercurial management style, insistence on blind loyalty and rash policy announcements.
Omar was met with backlash for remarks she made earlier this year on Israel, including comments that American supporters of Israel are pushing people to have "allegiance to a foreign country". No, she doesn't like Israel, does she?
Patrick W. Carlineo, 55, of Addison, New York, was arrested Friday morning and charged by criminal complaint with threatening to assault and murder a United States official.
He said they were historic moves people had waited for decades to see.
Mr Trump said Kevin McAleenan, the current US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner, will become acting secretary.
Israeli PM vows to 'extend sovereignty' to West Bank settlements
Saeb Erekat, secretary of the PLO's executive committee, told Arab News: "Such a statement by Netanyahu is not surprising". AIPAC has generally provided unflinching backing for Netanyahu's policies during his 13 years in power, even as some U.S.
President Trump received backlash after the event for referring to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as "your prime minister" to the overwhelmingly American Jewish audience. A handful of attendees were holding signs reading, "We Are Jews For Trump" and "Thank You President Trump".
The people say she has been frustrated by difficulty getting other departments to help with the growing number of families coming crossing the border. Several attendees were wearing red yarmulkes bearing "Trump" and "RJC".
"I stood with your prime minister at the White House to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights", Trump told the crowd.
Two protesters were escorted from the venue after briefly interrupting Trump as he began his remarks, chanting, "Jews are here to say; occupation is a plague".
Trump made the remarks while speaking about the ceremony that took place in the White House almost two weeks ago, in which he signed a proclamation recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. Yoffie also decried Netanyahu's "excessive enthusiasm" for Trump.
After Omar said that the U.S. support for Israel was motivated by donations from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, several House Democrats dubbed the comments as offensive and invoking anti-Semitic stereotypes.
On March 25, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Trump who signed a proclamation which officially acknowledged that the USA recognized Israel sovereignty over Golan Heights, which Israel seized from Syria in the 1960s, according to The Daily Mail.