Former acting head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Thomas Homan bashed Rep. (D-Va.) on Friday evening right after the pair clashed in a hearing earlier in the day targeted on situations at facilities near the border.
Homan appeared on Fox Business’ ” Tonight” to recap his congressional testimony on Friday prior to the Household Oversight and Reform Committee, which integrated a quantity of fireworks concerning himself and Household Democrats.
Fox commentator Gregg Jarrett who interviewed Homan on the plan begun the section by telling the former ICE chief that “the treatment of you was nothing short of appalling.”
“Rep. Gerry Connolly from Virginia, you know he threw out dirt and wouldn’t let me respond. This is about political theater. He ran out of there like a little girl. He’s a coward. He didn’t want to hear my response because this was all political theater,” Homan mentioned.
“This is about resisting this president, this about open borders. They don’t want to hear the truth.”
#AmericaFirst – Tom Homan: Congress isn’t going to want to hear the reality. Pushing a false narrative & not letting another person like me who invested 34 many years on the border talk about the crisis tells you some thing. This is all about resisting @RealDonaldTrump. #MAGA #Dobbs pic.twitter.com/7HR1kkcp2o
— Lou Dobbs (@LouDobbs) July 12, 2019
Connolly erupted at Friday’s hearing targeted on kid separation and claims of mistreatment at facilities near the southern border, shouting down Homan when he attempted to interject.
“I never thought as a member of Congress, as an American, I would hear the testimony I heard today,” the Virginia Democrat started through his time with the microphone, pointing to bad facility situations referenced by other witnesses.
“I’ve sat here and listened to horror stories, I thought it was fiction … children without soap, children in filth,” he mentioned, incorporating, “The equivocation, the enabling, the rationalization is inexcusable.”
Connolly was questioning acting Homeland Protection inspector basic Jennifer Costello about the office’s findings at specific border amenities. When he remarked about “hardly humane care,” Homan jumped in, saying he was “extremely frustrated.”
“I’m not calling on you, sir!” Connolly yelled at Homan.
“Of course not,” Homan mentioned. “This isn’t about transparency …”
“You’re not at the border!” Connolly shouted. “You’re not at the border right now. You’re in a hearing room. It’s my time!”
— The Hill (@thehill) July 13, 2019