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Trump undercuts Homeland chief in characterizing deportations

Feb 24, 2017 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

mexico city - President Trump said Thursday his plan to deport undocumented immigrants is a "military operation," a comment that seemed to undercut Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly's assurances that there would be "no mass deportations" or use of the U.S. military in immigration enforcement plans.

Trump made the remark while meeting with business officials at the White House.

"We're getting really bad dudes out of this country, and at a rate that nobody's ever seen before," the...