REPORT: Seattle mayor pens scathing op-ed to Trump: City ‘isn’t afraid’ of immigrants

APRIL 14, 2019

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Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) wrote that her city is “not afraid of immigrants” in response to President Trump’s proposal to send detained immigrants to “sanctuary cities.”

“Here’s a message to President Trump: Seattle is not afraid of immigrants and refugees. In fact, we have always welcomed people who have faced tremendous hardships around the world. Immigrants and refugees are part of Seattle’s heritage, and they will continue to make us the city of the future,” she wrote in a Washington Post op-ed Friday.

The article goes on to state the following:

“What does scare us? A president and federal government that would seek to weaponize a law enforcement agency to punish perceived political enemies. A would-be despot who thinks the rule of law does not apply to him,” she wrote.

In the OpEd, published by WashingtonPost, Durkan wrote:

Here’s a message to President Trump: Seattle is not afraid of immigrants and refugees. In fact, we have always welcomed people who have faced tremendous hardships around the world. Immigrants and refugees are part of Seattle’s heritage, and they will continue to make us the city of the future.

What does scare us? A president and federal government that would seek to weaponize a law enforcement agency to punish perceived political enemies. A would-be despot who thinks the rule of law does not apply to him.

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