Sheriff David Clarke is a no-nonsense sheriff who is admired by the right and demonized by the left. He is definitely a law and order icon who tells it like it is and not what you want to hear. He is being considered for a position in the Department of Homeland Security. This would definitely be a fit for his talent and capabilities. It would also send a message about President Trump’s position on national security.
As Written By Tré Goins-Phillips for The Blaze:
President Donald Trump is considering David Clarke, the controversial sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, for a Homeland Security post, according to a new report.
Clarke is under consideration for an assistant secretary position at the DHS Office of Partnership and Engagement, Politico revealed Friday. While the post requires no Senate confirmation, one official close to the situation said it’s “not a done deal yet.”
Clarke, a longtime Trump supporter, has long been rumored for a position in the administration after a November meeting with then-president-elect Trump at Trump Tower.
The sheriff also spoke at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last summer, when Trump secured the GOP nomination for president. During his speech, Clarke called the Black Lives Matter movement “anarchy” and declared, “Blue lives matter!” He also touched on the importance of applying the law “equally to both the wealthy and the impoverished.”
“These are truths that are self-evident to me, and which I practice, and they are the truths that Donald Trump understands and supports,” Clarke said in his speech. “Donald Trump is the steadfast leader our nation needs.”
The sheriff has faced scrutiny recently following revelations regarding the death of inmate Terrill Thomas, who died of dehydration last year at the Milwaukee County jail after guards turned off the water in his solitary confinement cell …….
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