Kirstjen Nielsen's replacement, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, who will serve as acting secretary, also defended Border Patrol's use of tear gas to repel migrants.
"Our oath is to put the country and its Constitution above everything, including party politics or loyalty to a president," the former lawmakers wrote.
Donald Trump told reporters on Friday that he is focused on strengthening the military before worrying about national debt.
"Our taxpayer dollars are being used to traumatize children by keeping them in a child prison camp instead of in the arms of their families. This is evil," Senator Jeff Merkley said after visiting a migrant detention center in Tornillo, Texas.
Donald Trump is looking to replace former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who was forced to resign shortly after the midterms.
"We are pleased to announce that Matthew G. Whitaker, Chief of Staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice, will become our new Acting Attorney General of the United States," Trump announced via Twitter on Wednesday.
"President Trump's approval rating soars - up 5 points from September," the post read, citing a recently released CNN poll.
Donald Trump says that "everybody would be poor" if he were to be impeached.
"I did NOT know of the meeting with my son, Don Jr. Sounds to me like someone is trying to make up stories in order to get himself out of an unrelated jam," Trump tweeted.
"He didn't need to do this, but he was immensely frustrated with where the country was going," Eric Trump said about his dad.
"We have a president who will use that as fodder to do his mission that I don't feel is in the best interests of America," Kraft reportedly said.
The firings of James Comey and Michael Flynn might be the key.
"After the nuclear apocalypse, Trump is going to be the only one walking around, giving speeches to cockroaches," joked "The Daily Show" host.
Trump's claim to 19 club championships isn't quite Kim Jong Il's 11 hole-in-ones...but it is quite a supposed accomplishment.
Over the past few months, the number of Americans who say racism is the country's biggest issue has tripled.
Nearly two-thirds of Americans are concerned about climate change and most think our storms are getting worse because of it, a new poll found.
Eric Dreiband once defended Abercrombie & Fitch in an employment discrimination case brought by a Muslim woman who alleged the company would not hire her because of her head scarf.
The PRRI poll also showed sharp differences among Democrats and Republicans on the issue of removing Trump from office.
Trump's approval/disapproval ratings are nearly the exact opposite of Obama's ratings in August 2009.
Trump once tweeted that Rasmussen was one of the most accurate polls. He probably hopes that's not true now.