Tensions are boiling over as the left’s attacks on staffers and Trump supporters increases. Now, reportedly the burned and decapitated body of an animal was left on the front porch of at least one DHS employee. The Department of Homeland Security tells employees to be on high alert as the risk of violence progresses.
According to Fox News, a burned animal carcass was reportedly left on the doorstep of a Department of Homeland Security staffer as tensions grow between the Trump administration and those who are protesting its “zero tolerance” immigration policy.
The acting deputy secretary of Homeland Security warned employees in a memo released Saturday that “there may be a heightened threat” against agency staffers, CBS News reported. The official said the alert came as “specific and credible threats have been levied against certain DHS employees.”
On Thursday, WikiLeaks published a database identifying more than 9,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employees, according to The Washington Post. According to the Post, the database included information such as employees’ publicly available personal information and job history scraped from LinkedIn and their LinkedIn profile pictures and information on their educational background and the city and state in which they’re based.
As anger over the issue has grown, protesters on Tuesday disrupted Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s dinner at a Mexican restaurant. On Friday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked to leave a restaurant in Virginia. The owner told The Washington Post she asked Sanders and her party to leave because “this feels like the moment in our democracy when people have to make uncomfortable actions and decisions to uphold their morals.”
In addition, Sunday, Maxine Waters called for her supporters to harass staffers and supporters. All of which, along with the current ‘credible threats’ against employees, has led to the Department of Homeland Security going on a high alert.