ICE Spokesman Resigns, Saying He Could No Longer Spread Falsehoods for Trump Administration

A spokesman for United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement has resigned, saying that he could no longer "bear the burden" of spreading falsehoods on behalf of the Trump administration.

The spokesman, James Schwab, who had worked for the agency’s San Francisco Division, told news outlets Monday that his decision was prompted by false statements made by the agency on Feb. 27 and repeated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions last week.

The statements criticized the mayor of Oakland, Libby Schaaf, for her decision last month to warn city residents that a raid by federal immigration agents targeting roughly 1,000 people was imminent.

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