Trump immigration official Ken Cuccinelli tweaks the Statue of Liberty poem
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 () Ken Cuccinelli, the acting head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, was asked in an NPR interview if he agreed that the words etched on the Statue of Liberty are part of the American ethos. "They certainly are," Cuccinelli replied. "Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet and who will not become a public charge."
Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro slammed Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Wednesday for saying that the Statue of Liberty poem refers..