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Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez's nomination to lead ICE stalls due to domestic abuse claim

KHOU-TV Houston logo KHOU-TV Houston 3/9/2022 KHOU 11 Staff

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez's nomination to lead the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has stalled.

A vote to confirm him was set to happen as early as this week but senators in Washington asked for a delay so they could look into an allegation about domestic abuse from several years ago.

Gonzalez's supporters said the allegations are unsubstantiated and no charges were ever filed.

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