Skip to comments.In Immigration Speech, Jeff Sessions Scolds California: ‘We Have a Problem’
Posted on 03/07/2018 11:03:48 AM PST by NRx
SACRAMENTO Warning that Californias liberal politicians were endangering the states citizens and obstructing federal law, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Wednesday that the Trump administration was suing the state over laws designed to make it more difficult for federal immigration agents to operate there.
Speaking before a crowd of more than 200 California law enforcement officials in a Sacramento hotel ballroom on Wednesday morning, Mr. Sessions described the states so-called sanctuary laws as a radical maneuver that would threaten public safety and throw open the nations borders to even more illegal immigration.
Immigration law is in the books, and its purposes are clear and just. There is no nullification, there is no secession. Federal law is the supreme law of the land, said Mr. Sessions, one of the Trump administrations most adamant immigration restrictionists. But California, we have a problem. A series of actions and events have occurred here that directly and adversely impact the work of our federal officers.
The lawsuit, which the Justice Department disclosed on Tuesday in advance of Mr. Sessionss speech, was the culmination of a clash both the Trump administration and California have been heading toward for more than a year, with each antagonist reaping political profit from the battle. The Trump administration has sought to demonstrate that it will not tolerate noncompliance with federal immigration enforcement; Californias top officials, self-proclaimed leaders of the anti-Trump resistance, have pushed the state to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement as little as possible.
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More hot air. The correct response would have been to send in the U.S. Marshalls to arrest every politician involved and immediately proceed with criminal prosecutions.
I may be wrong here (and if I am, Im certain my FReeper brethren will correct me), but I dont think suing them is the best approach. We should pull out all federal funds that are tied to immigration, including US Customs, until they comply. Order those on federal payrolls to do something else for a while other than work for California. Return their funds to them and let them do their own heavy lifting.
Cali must be shaking in her boots.
How about some action and not just talk?! Arrest officials, send in extra law enforcement, end and and all payments. Talk is cheap. A couple hundred arrests make headlines but is nothing when compared to the 30-60 million illegal aliens in the US.
These are the most wanted criminals in LA, and these are just the ones that were identified. Needless to say I think we can safely assume most of them aren’t US citizens nor here legally
These are enemies of the United states, they invade our country and commit criminal acts against me and you. Therefore it should be declared at a press conference by AG Sessions, that any politician that provides aid and comfort to these enemies of the United states is guilty of treason which is a death penalty offense.
18 U.S. Code § 2381 - Treason
Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason and shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned not less than five years and fined under this title but not less than $10,000; and shall be incapable of holding any office under the United States.
By filing a lawsuit, Sleepy can sit back and say he did something while the suit wanders through the courts for years while California does business as usual.
Meanwhile, innocent men and women continue to be killed by illegal aliens. Elite criminals roam free with impunity. Those who seek to destroy our constitutional republic continue their work unchecked.
And all Dopey thinks to do is take a state to court in a case that will take years.
Fire his useless ass or pray for his demise. At this point I don't care which way it goes.
I’ll take it, better than nothing.
" Federal law is the supreme law of the land"
Was Jeffy wearing a pussy hat when he speechified?
Is Sessions just feckless or is he also a seditious conspirator?
We have a problem alright. Our country and the rule of law are being destroyed right before our eyes by the left and we have a mealy-mouthed deep-state compromised rat bastard as ‘attorney general’
Sessions is the pro forma AG at best. Rosenstein is the acting AG.
“By filing a lawsuit, Sleepy can sit back and say he did something while the suit wanders through the courts for years while California does business as usual.”
A couple dozen Federal laws was broken, either enforce them or shut up. Anything else is disingenuous pandering.
The weather police did more than this when they went after that shopkeeper for selling the wrong kind of coral.
Cuffing of the traitors by US Marshalls is called for. Actions, not more words, Neville Sessions!
Yep. Trumps first term will be over before it sees the inside of a courtroom.
That’s why the lawsuit
They have to lose in court first
a Fire Marshal
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