Skip to comments.Politico Ignores Democrat Opposition to White House Placing Immigrant Children In States
Posted on 07/19/2014 1:45:52 PM PDT by Hoodat
Reading this Politico item on Obama's botched handling of immigration policy, one would think Democrats are all for embracing scores of illegal immigrant children now in the U.S. for an indeterminate period of time.
Obama's foes on border crisis: Democrats
They sure didnt check with me, said Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. I dont know who they checked with, but I just think it was kind of a quick reaction without really thinking about the humanitarian aspects of this.
"Our citizens already feel burdened by all kinds of challenges. They don't want to see another burden come into their state," said Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat. "However we deal with the humanitarian aspects of this, we've got to do it in the most cost-effective way possible."
Maryland governor and 2016 contender Martin O'Malley is being labelled a hypocrite after saying undocumented children should be allowed to stay in the United States, just not in his state. Or, put another way, after O'Malley criticized the White House's expedited deportation policy, a "Democratic source" leaked a damning quote.
(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...
I hate to say it but at this point in history I think the American People wouldn’t mind it one bit if Obama’s removed the WH from its current location...: )
I hate to say it but at this point in history I think the American People wouldnt mind it one bit if Obamas chums removed the WH from its current location...: )
Now he’s all about the turtles...
He’s evolved on the issue.
The 'costs' of illegals will be higher taxes, higher crime, possible epidemics, and 'strained to the max' social services.
In short these 'oh so compassionate' Democrats are worried they won't get re-elected. Rather than work to secure the borders and STOP the flood of illegals, they'll dump these kids in Republican states... How will the New York Times distort this one? Any guesses?
“In 2006, we saw Republicans lose both houses of Congress because they tried to pass amnesty. And in 2014, they are actually considering doing it again.”
Amnesty is done for this year, thanks to Cantor being taken down. Probably not much next year either...but, yea, slowly Republicans will come back to it - they simply CANNOT RESIST Karl Rove’s money forever.