Twitter roasts DHS Secy. Kristjen Nielsen after Trump gives her the boot: ‘She should be in prison’

On Sunday evening, President Donald Trump fired the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), announcing that she was leaving the administration as he so often does: Via Twitter:

Though the White House tried to paint Nielsen’s departure as a resignation, that turned out to be little more than a weak cover story, CNN reports:

Nielsen did not resign willingly, a person close to her told CNN, but was under pressure to do so. Nielsen did not fight nor grovel to keep her job, the source said. Nielsen should be staying for a week of transition, another White House official said.

And Julia Ainsley of NBC News noted that Nielsen was shown the door because Trump was angry and frustrated he hadn’t been able to close the U.S.-Mexico border as he threatened to do several times this week:

Make no mistake, Nielsen will not be missed by the vast majority of Americans, and she oversaw one of the most horrific actions carried out by the Trump administration: Separating migrant children from their parents and placing them in interment camps reminiscent of the ones this country used to imprison Japanese Americans during World War II.

Social media didn’t forget Nielsen’s ignominious reign at DHS, and she was harshly criticized on Twitter:

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