Skip to comments.Romney won't say he'll overturn immigration order
Posted on 06/17/2012 7:52:00 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
BRUNSWICK, Ohio (AP) Mitt Romney is refusing to say that he would overturn President Barack Obama's new policy allowing some young illegal immigrants to stay in the United States.
The Republican presidential candidate tells CBS Face the Nation that if hes president, Obamas executive order would be overtaken by events by virtue of my putting in place a long-term solution.
Romney was asked three times in the interview if he would overturn Obamas order, but he didnt directly answer the question. Instead, he said would work to pass a law to help those young people who were brought in by their parents through no fault of their own. Romney said he doesnt know why Obama feels stop-gap measures are the right way to go.
The candidates comments represent a further softening of his rhetoric on immigration since the GOP primary campaign ended.
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A Long term solution is enforcing our immigration laws PERIOD.
If the order is unconstitutional, why won’t Romney overturn it?
In other words, Romney's plan will be even more sweeping.
LOL Romney could remain silent when asked whether all industry should be nationalized and the MittBot Chorus would chime in with Mitts not falling into the trap brilliant
Oh c’mon! It’s not something worth getting angry about! < /RomneyBot off >
2016 can’t come soon enough - no matter who is in the White House.
The Congress is going to tie this mess up in the courts. I heard it from a US Congressman yesterday in a face-to-face conversation.
The "Republican" candidate is OK with a tyrannical, un-Constitutional edict.
What's to vote for?
git it on with steve king’s lawsuit, enough of the commie lawlessness. romney is pathetic, Newt has it going with real dreamers dreamin’ about following the Constitution.
Obama’s looking better and better - as long as he’s restrained by GOP majorities in both houses. If Romney becomes prez, he’ll use Democratic minorities and GOP centrists to get his liberal legislation passed. Whereas Obama provides no political cover for GOP turncoats in Congress.
If they know a young person is in the country illegally, because their parents brought them here illegally; then, can we deport the parents, because obviously they are in the country illegally?
Congress remains silent too. And they’ve had their prerogatives stripped from them.
I know what you mean. I plan to vote against both Romney and Obama.
When a conservative looks to a liberal for solutions, either conservatism has failed utterly or the conservative has abandoned his beliefs. No other option.
In reporting the story of Obama’s unconstitutional action, it’s continually said that the government will stop deporting the young illegals who fall into this Dream Act category. That’s just ignorant, or deliberately dishonest reporting because they had already reduce deportations to nothing but known criminals and few others.
Once again, Obama has everybody talking about something not the economy.
He’s actually pretty good at this...and the msm is only too happy to help.
This the "hook", you see we don't break up families, that is inhumane, so they all get to stay.
Romney’s smart not to let Obama change the political discussion away from Obama’s horrid economy, and record as the POTUS. Obama despertely needs to muddle the waters if he has any chance at all for re-election.
Much as I dislike Romney, I must say that he is doing the right thing in Campaign 2012 by keeping the focus on Obama’s dismal record.
Don’t get drawn into playing to Obama’s gambit. Stay focused upon what Obama and his supermajority Congress of Pelosi and Reid have done to the fabric of this nation.
Immigration policy, despite Obama’s recent EO, is the perogative of the Congress. Make sure we get as Conservative a Congresss as we can in 2012 so that we can hold the President’s feet to a blazing fire of Conservatism.
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