“Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, probably will travel to at least one of the jurisdictions where the operation will take place to boost President Trump’s claims that leaders in those cities have failed to protect residents from dangerous criminals, two officials said.” WaPo: ICE preparing targeted arrests in ‘sanctuary cities,’ amplifying president’s campaign theme. (Desperate times call for desperate measures. In this case, the desperation is being driven by the president’s poll numbers. Expect measures to get more desperate up to, and beyond, election day.)