Skip to comments.Memos: Clinton White House used immigration issue to defeat Republicans
Posted on 04/24/2014 5:42:06 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
Notes and memos just released by former President Bill Clinton's library reveal that the administration's political team schemed to use the immigration issue to defeat Republicans.
Just months into the new administration, memos were swapped inside White House offices discussing how to use immigration to knock out Republicans in California, Texas, New York and other states.
In one memo to former Clinton deputy Rahm Emanuel, now mayor of Chicago, a top aide wrote, Immigration will be one of the top two or three issues in the California governor's race in 1994, and I suspect the issue will be significant in Texas, New York, and other key states, as well.
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Practically everyone associated with the GOPe and neocons attacked Wilson and 187.
“Practically everyone associated with the GOPe and neocons attacked Wilson and 187.”
Wilson has ONLY HIMSELF to thank for that. He actually was good on illegal immigration, but conservatives were never too happy with his stands on abortion and other social issues. And then he SLAMMED California with a huge tax increase.
So when he needed help from conservatives to defend him against the GOPe, all he heard was crickets.
...and another thing. He also didn’t help himself by signing the bill requiring helmets for motorcycle riders. His Republican predecessor had vetoed it, every time.