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“Cancel” seems to have culture,” claims another victim. The former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is scheduled to participate in a three-day festival, organized by The Atlantic next week, the publication said Friday.
A number of liberal groups that claim victory, say that you are under pressure Nielsen set back from the trap.
“We announced that we interview former DHS S Kirstjen Nielsen in @theatlantic fixed next week. The Nielsen team has let us know that you are no longer able to participate in the interview,” Atlantic Communications tweeted on Friday afternoon.
KIRSTJEN NIELSEN MAKES FIRST PUBLIC COMMENTS AFTER THE RESIGNATION AS DHS HEAD
The magazine is Nielsen holding was the one to cancel the scheduled appearance.
“I wanted to let you all know that Kirstjen Nielsen-team has let us know that you are no longer able to participate in the TAF [The Atlantic Festival],” Margaret Low, President of Atlantic live, wrote in an E-Mail to employees, the through The hills.
Two sources familiar with the matter, the hill, The several Atlantic employees protested against the decision on the inclusion of Nielsen in the festival, but a magazine spokesman said Nielsen’s “the invitation was not canceled, so that is 100 percent wrong.”said
The liberals take credit
But liberal organizations took credit and also criticized The Atlantic first, including the former trump administration of immigration on the official festival set-list.
The announcement came following a counter-reaction of a progressive grassroots group called CREDO Action, which claimed, “the Public pressure of thousands of CREDO members and grassroots activists forced Kirstjen Nielsen from the Atlantic ocean, this is a great victory and a precedent for not putting profit above the Moral should be, when it comes to the trump administration alumni.”
Credo Action campaign director, Nicole Regalado, told The hill, “no one of Trump management should be a soft landing to clean up their actions in promoting and advancing a white nationalist, fascist agenda”
“Public reaction’ threatened
The group has also threatened the media and companies should think twice before giving a platform for “people who worked hand-in-hand with the trump family, lock babies in cages, and terrorize the communities of color.”
“Public reaction is fast and powerful for anyone trying to help to rehabilitate the Reputation of Trump’s top henchman,” CREDO Action, said in a statement, according to Common dreams.
“Public reaction is fast and powerful for anyone trying to help to rehabilitate the Reputation of Trump’s top minions.”
— CREDO Action-statement
The Atlantic had announced earlier this week that Nielsen would be interviewed during the three-day Atlantic-Festival at the “Trump’s management of immigration policy, which they implemented, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.”
The Atlantic is Tuesday, the press release also said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, and Disney CEO Bob Iger, instead of would be interviewed on stage during the festival in Washington, from Tuesday to Thursday.
Other current and former trump administration officials remain on the guest list. Jim Mattis, who served planned a turbulent two years as the trump of the Minister of defense before he was fired, to speak, as the current health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II.
Liberal groups on Twitter, also took aim at The Atlantic and pointed to the Nielsen record of the perceived offences against migrants.
“Kirstjen Nielsen, you do not get to separate families, cause long-lasting trauma to our children, and you think you can walk away scot-free” vote Latino, a voter-advocacy group, said on Twitter. “We will not forget the harm I’ve caused you, to our community. You don’t get to rehabilitate your image.”
“Well—but you should never have been invited in the first place” daily kos author Gabe Ortiz said. “Nielsen’s role in the implementation of the management, the inhumane separation of family policy will remain in memory as one of the darkest times in modern U.S. history.”
“Glad you don’t rehabilitate always this platform to your image, but you should not have been invited have ever” Bend the Arc: Jewish action, also on Twitter.
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Before she left, the Trump administration in April, Nielsen was the target of several public disputes, is by the critics of the President trump the immigration policy.
In June 2018, an angry mob of socialists in the word Nielsen like in a restaurant in Washington, forced them to leave.
In the same month, another group of protesters gathered outside Nielsen’s home.
Other Republicans who have been confronted in public, among other things, the former White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders and Senate majority Mitch McConnell and his wife, transportation Secretary Elaine Chao are.
Also on the guest list at The Atlantic Festival: former Obama national security adviser Susan Rice, former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger; YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki; NBA Commissioner Adam silver, Michele Roberts, executive director of the National Basketball players Association; CEO and executive editor of Rappler, Maria Ressa, and the “Tonight Show” musician Questlove.