(LIFEZETTE) Backlash continues to grow against the possibility that President-Elect Donald Trump might tap Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) to run the Department of Homeland Security.
Conservative immigration activists point to the House Homeland Security Committee chairman’s uneven record and a USA Today report that current Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has virtually endorsed him.
“The fact that Jeh Johnson has all but endorsed Mike McCaul for DHS secretary tells me all that I need to know."
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“I’m skeptical, frankly,” said Mark Kirkorian, executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies. “We need to have the most hawkish DHS secretary who’s confirmable.”