Skip to comments.Border hawks riled after Trump meeting with Texas’ McCaul for Homeland post
Posted on 11/29/2016 8:30:25 PM PST by 198ml
Donald Trumps interview Tuesday with Rep. Michael T. McCaul for secretary of homeland security set off alarms for illegal immigration opponents who view the congressman as weak on border security and latently pro-amnesty.
Mr. McCaul, Texas Republican and chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, has repeatedly riled conservatives with what they describe as ineffective posturing against President Obamas lax enforcement of immigration laws.
His chief offense was co-authoring the 2015 Secure Our Borders First Act, which conservatives and activists reviled as a fig leaf to Democrats that included tough language but ignored the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S. and kept too much decision-making in the hands of the Obama administration.
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he’s probably talking to every GOP congressman that may give him problems with his agenda.
This amnesty queen deserves nothing
McCaul is an open borders bushbot and leading contender to primary Cruz.
I certainly hope that’s all there is to it.
He is our Congressman, and he is weak. He has designs on Ted Cruz’s Senate seat, and that would give Texas two weak senators, he and Cornyn. Texas ought to do better than that.
McCaul is a weak, scum-sucking weasel whose father-in-law bought him his seat. He’san Austin-R, which is worse than a Rino, and he’s part of the Bush amnesty crowd. He needs a beat-down, not a promotion.
Trump is operating on a very high level of 3 Dimensional Chess...trying to move enemies where he wants them, put people in boxes, bring them to his side while blunting opposition. It will be awhile before we see what he is actually up to with some of these moves/discussions.
I have seen enough in my life to be aware we can be greatly disappointed, but nothing has happened as yet to make me fearful it will happen on the big issues.
I’m surprised he hasn’t converted to Islam yet.
McCaul would be an excellent Cabinet choice.
That is why Cruz is safe. His possible replacement would be worse!
Appointing someone to a Cabinet position, then finding fault with them and firing them a few months later would be one way to remove potential troublemakers from Congress. Especially if it is a seat that a friendly Governor gets to fill the vacancy.
If The Donald is going soft even before getting a foot in the White House...
Rudy to Homeland Security and Choke as Sec of State is a decent bet the way things look tonight.
Getting what we want half the time is better than the alternative.
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