'I apologize for offending people' over deportation tweets, says new Harris communications chief

'I apologize for offending people' over deportation tweets, says new Harris communications chief


Vice President Kamala Harris’s new communications director has apologized for past remarks questioning why federal immigration officers ignored undocumented immigrants being interviewed on cable news.

“Just saw 2 undocumented folks talking on MSNBC. One Law student the other a protester. Can someone explain why ICE is not picking them up?” Jamal Simmons wrote on Nov. 29, 2010.

A few minutes later, he added, “I’ll try this again: Just saw 2 undocumented folks talking on MSNBC and have serious legal question. Why wouldn’t ICE pick them up?”

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Simmons clarified his comments at the time, stating he was not “suggesting ICE shld pick them up. Just seems odd u can go on

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