John Sarbanes

Trump tweets praise for pro-ICE resolution that Maryland Democrats call ‘sham’ and ‘political stunt’

Trump tweets praise for pro-ICE resolution that Maryland Democrats call ‘sham’ and ‘political stunt’

A Republican-sponsored House of Representatives resolution in support of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency was criticized as a “sham” and a “distraction” by Democratic House members from Maryland.

The measure — lauded by President Donald Trump in a tweet on Thursday morning — expresses support for “the officers and personnel who carry out the important mission of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement .” It was approved 244-35 on Wednesday.

But 133 Democrats, including Marylanders Elijah Cummings, Steny Hoyer, John Delaney, Jamie Raskin, C.A. Dutch...

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