Daily Dispatch 11/27/18
November 27, 2018
Today in Federal Contracts:
CBP rents 34 port-o-potties and 7 sinks due to “increase in detainees at the Centralized Processing Center,” extending a contract with Rockwell American Services by $228,870 (damn, those are some pricey potties!).
Migrants at the border have second thoughts about seeking asylum in the U.S. after clashes with CBP.
Fact checking Trump’s latest claims on immigration.
As he prepares to move from Ranking Member to Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) demands answers from Trump on the use of military personnel at the border. Among his demands: a detailed justification, a list of authorized equipment and weapons, details on foreign language training, and cost-to-date. Here’s the full letter:
From CBS’s 60 Minutes: “The Chaos Behind Donald Trump’s Policy of Family Separation at the Border” (video)
From the Los Angeles Times: “I resigned from the Department of Justice because of Trump’s campaign against immigration judges”