Trump demands $$ from Seattle/Portland for not rounding up illegal aliens because they are Sanctuary Cities
The cities of Portland and Seattle have jointly filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration which has demanded federal funds be returned to Washington DC because, according to the President and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, both cities are not helping federal authorities arrest illegal aliens.
In rebuttal, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler says customs and immigration enforcement is strictly up to the federal government – the law makes no requirement that cities pull resources away from important city functions and challenges just so the federal government can get a reverse subsidy from the cities.
Here’s the story in The Oregonian. Click here.