Weeks after visceral images of young children, separated from their parents, has shined a light on the Trump administration’s immigration policies, and a day after two error-filled press conferences by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, East Bay Rep. Barbara Lee is calling for her resignation.
Lee, joined a growing group of Democrats in the House and Senate Monday, who are calling for Nielsen’s ouster. As of Tuesday evening, the number has reach 13 legislators, including Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, according to NBC News.