Joe Biden sacks Donald Trump-appointed US Border Patrol chief
Government of the President of the United States, Joe Biden has replaced Rodney Scott, the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), appointed during the tenure of former President Donald Trump. (2017-2021), this Wednesday the patient himself reported.
In a message on his personal Facebook account, Rodney reports that he has received a letter informing him of his “reassignment”.
He clarified that generally the recipient of this type of letter has three options “a transfer, a reassessment or withdrawal”, and that this is not a disciplinary action and will not require a reason.
“Bus service requirements prompt reappointment so that the new administration can place the required person in that position”, he said.
for the momentAmerican executive. This measure has not been confirmed.
Following his announcement, Scott, who took the position in February 2020, announced that he would remain in office for approximately 60 days until transitioning.
television network CNN He speculated that Scott would be temporarily replaced by what had been CBP deputy chief Raul Ortiz until now.
Since Biden’s arrival for the presidency last January, Scott has been expected to oust Scott, who appeared alongside Trump at several election events last November while defending the heavy hand on immigration during the election campaign, which Democrats called Won.
The crisis with the mass arrival of migrants from the border with Mexico has exploded for Biden in the months before his mandate.
In May alone, the CBP detained more than 180,000 migrants at the southern border, the highest number recorded in a single month in the past two decades.
Biden assigned its vice president, Kamala Harris, to manage the migration crisis in late March, although the arrivals of undocumented immigrants have not stopped growing in recent months.
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