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Border-state Democrat: Obama "one step behind" on immigration (Obama's "Hurricane Katrina?")
CNN's Political Ticker ^ | July 6, 2014 | Conor Finnegan

Posted on 07/06/2014 3:53:13 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

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The Obama administration is facing fresh criticism for its handling of the immigration crisis from two voices at the center of the debate.

Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, and Mayor Alan Long of Murrieta, California - the small town that rose up in protest after federal officials bused illegal immigrants to a facility there - both criticized the administration for failing to fix a broken system and address what they called a foreseeable problem.

"With all due respect to the administration, they're one step behind. They should have seen this coming a long time ago," Cuellar, a red-state Democrat, told CNN's Candy Crowley on "State of the Union." His district sits right beside the U.S.-Mexican border in southern Texas.

"This is a national problem, and the world showed up on our doorsteps. We didn't have a lot of answers early on, and there were some legitimate concerns, health concerns and humane concerns," Long told Crowley on CNN, adding, "Those were questions that we just didn't get any answers to."

Crowds of angry protesters, both pro- and anti-immigration, flooded Long's town last week. What started as a concern of local residents became the latest flashpoint in a national debate, according to Long, who emphasized that Murrieta is "a caring, compassionate community. I can't speak for the rest of the world that showed up at our doorsteps."(continued)

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: California; Texas; Issues; Parties; U.S. Congress
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; california; democrats; illegalaliens; illegalimmigration; immigration; murrieta; obama; texas

1 posted on 07/06/2014 3:53:13 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

All according to plan for the Commie pink fag occupying the WH.


2 posted on 07/06/2014 4:08:27 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Ah, but they did 'see it coming a long time ago'.

Why else would they have been soliciting bids from transportation companies back in January to move hordes of poor third worlders from the border to the interior?

3 posted on 07/06/2014 4:51:01 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: skeeter

Cloward-Piven. Health care? Check. Economy? Check. Jobs? Check. Regulations? Check. Immigration? Check.


4 posted on 07/06/2014 6:07:17 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (GM is dead and Al Queada is alive.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What he couldn't do by arming the CARTELS
He accomplished by illegally ignoring laws and Sovereignty
and ignoring his oath of office !


5 posted on 07/06/2014 6:12:29 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Political Correctness is Tyranny .. with manners ! Charlton Heston)
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