Conway: Dems ‘talk more about abolishing ICE than abolishing ISIS’

Conway: Dems ‘talk more about abolishing ICE than abolishing ISIS’
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White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayGeorge Conway rips Trump's defense of Daniels, McDougal payments George Conway rips Giuliani for calling alleged campaign finance violations 'not a big crime' Chris Cuomo to Kellyanne Conway: I'll call you a liar ‘if I have to’ MORE on Thursday attacked Democrats over a push by liberal members of the party to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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They "talk more about abolishing ICE than abolishing ISIS," Conway said on "Fox & Friends," referring to the terror group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

"We’re in very dangerous times," she added. "The men and women of ICE … they’re just doing their jobs."

.@KellyannePolls: "I don't understand why [@TheDemocrats]... talk more about abolishing ICE than abolishing ISIS." pic.twitter.com/fGQ2NjJD7Z

ICE has faced backlash by some Democrats for its role in implementing President TrumpDonald John TrumpAustralia recognizes West Jerusalem as Israeli capital, won't move embassy Mulvaney will stay on as White House budget chief Trump touts ruling against ObamaCare: ‘Mitch and Nancy’ should pass new health-care law MORE's crackdown on illegal immigration. The agency drew renewed scrutiny over the administration's zero tolerance policy, which led to the separation of thousands of migrant children from their parents.

Some Democrats have voiced support for getting rid of the agency and starting a new entity from scratch. That idea has been endorsed by potential 2020 presidential candidates like Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenBiden team discussed 2020 run with O'Rourke as VP: report Warren talks identity in address to historically black university: 'I'm not a person of color' O'Rourke doubles support in CNN poll of Dem presidential race MORE (D-Mass.), Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandBiden team discussed 2020 run with O'Rourke as VP: report Senate Dems urge Trump to continue nuclear arms control negotiations after treaty suspension A sea change for sexual conduct on campus MORE (D-N.Y.) and Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisBiden team discussed 2020 run with O'Rourke as VP: report Pollster says likely Dem 2020 nominee has not emerged in national conversation yet O'Rourke doubles support in CNN poll of Dem presidential race MORE (D-Calif.).

Trump has repeatedly highlighted Democratic calls to abolish ICE, tying the proposal to the Democratic Party as a whole. He has praised ICE, and suggested that Democrats will suffer in the midterm elections because of their criticism of the agency.

Efforts to dismantle ICE do not appear to have gained support from a majority of Democratic lawmakers. The House passed a resolution last week supporting ICE, with 18 Democrats supporting the agency and 133 voting "present."