By BRENDAN KIRBY
JAN. 27, 2017
“Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Giménez explained Friday why his jurisdiction became the first to change its policy on holding illegal immigrants for the federal government after President Trump this week moved to slash funds to so-called “sanctuary” cities.
“Giménez said there was no point in jeopardizing law enforcement grants.
“’It’s really not worth the risk of losing millions of dollars to the residents of Miami-Dade County in discretionary funds from the feds,’ he told CNN.
“Trump praised the change in a tweet on Thursday: ‘Miami-Dade Mayor drops sanctuary policy. Right decision. Strong!'”