Former Obama Department of Homeland Security Chief Jeh Johnson stopped by CNN’s “New Day” on Thursday morning to discuss a broad range of topics.
After commenting on everything from Russia to the recent back-and-forth between Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Trump, Johnson also weighed in on immigration — an issue that has been quietly back-burnered in recent weeks:
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“I believe that we have to enforce our immigration laws consistent with our values, and consistent with humanity…”
But Johnson then remarked on Trump’s approach to immigration and the effect he believes that has had:
“Illegal migration on our southern border has gone down since this president has been in office — basically because, through his rhetoric, he’s scared off a