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White House chief of staff John Kelly reportedly wrote a scathing email about a heated phone call he had with Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, according to files obtained by BuzzFeed News.
Kelly was serving as Homeland Security secretary at the time, amid the fallout from President Donald Trump’s travel ban, which blocked refugees and travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries, and caused some people to be detained at Logan Airport in Boston.
Warren demanded information from Kelly about her constituents.
Kelly reportedly did not respond to Warren for a week, and later denied Warren had tried to make to contact with him.
“Absolutely most insulting conversation I have ever had with anyone,” Kelly said in an email to a Homeland Security staffer, according to BuzzFeed News. “What an impolite arrogant woman.”

Former Homeland Security secretary John Kelly reportedly wrote a scathing email about a heated phone call he had with Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, who he described as “an impolite arrogant woman.”

In the February 2017 email, Kelly addressed his phone call from Warren, who reached out for information regarding some of her constituents, a congressional source familiar with the situation said to BuzzFeed News. Several people, some who had visas, were detained at Logan Airport in Boston following President Donald Trump’s executive order that blocked refugees and travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries.

“Absolutely most insulting conversation I have ever had with anyone,” Kelly said in an email to then-senior counselor to Homeland Security Kevin Carroll. “What an impolite arrogant woman.”

Warren, who took part in a demonstration at the airport against Trump’s travel ban, personally reached out to Kelly and demanded answers about the situation. Kelly reportedly did not respond to Warren for a week, and later denied Warren had tried to make to contact with him.

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