When a member of the Trump administration is on the receiving end of a personal attack from a prominent member of Congress or the media, there is little chance they will turn a blind eye to it.  For White House Chief of Staff, John Kelly, his response to Illinois Rep. Luis Gutierrez’s absurd accusations relating to Kelly’s position on ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was met with a scathing response from the former Marine Corps General.

In a “big lie” effort, Gutierrez accused a man who served his country with distinction for four decades of being a hypocrite and a disgrace to the uniform, as well as someone with no more honor than white supremacists, because Kelly is not on board with the agenda that Gutierrez would like him to be.

A spokesman for the congressman stated:

[S]o far we have seen no courage to fight for DREAMers from the President or his Chief of Staff. There is a clear majority in the House today to support measures to defend DACA recipients, but Republicans need to choose whether they want to let that happen or not.  So far, the answer is not.”