U.S. Border Commissioner Resigns Following Termination Threats From Biden Officials

At a glance

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Chris Magnus resigned Saturday after top Biden administration officials threatened to fire the border chief if he refused to step down.
  • “I resigned because I believe this decision provides me with the best path for advancing my commitment to professional, innovative, and community-engaged policing,” Magnus told The Los Angeles Times.
  • “I appreciate having had this opportunity to serve and to work with many dedicated colleagues.”

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