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Louie Gohmert calls for RICO probe to find out who's paying for Honduras migrant caravan
American Thinker ^ | October 23, 2018 | Monica Showalter

Posted on 10/23/2018 10:17:40 AM PDT by detective

Who's financing the Honduras migrant caravan of illegal immigrants, with as many as 10,000 snaking their way into illegally entering the U.S.?

Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas has a sensible suggestion for finding out: using the RICO statutes. According to the Washington Examiner, citing Fox News, Gohmert said:

We have got to have the DOJ investigate where the funding is coming from to send these thousands and thousands of people to the U.S. ... You can use RICO to go after them.

The question, which the incurious media show no sign of wanting to answer, is worth asking, given the expense the taxpayers will be saddled with as thousands of them openly climb over border fences, dare border officials to fire on them to stop them, worm their way in through asylum legal maneuvering, or put up big sob stories with photos of mothers and crying children as a means to get in and get the benefit packages. It's a certainty that quite a few will get in, unless President Trump can be genuinely effective at stopping them, and right now that's not a certainty.

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; Mexico
KEYWORDS: gohmert; illegals; invasion; rico
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I have been asking the same question.

Is it illegal to finance and organize an 10,000 person invasion of the U.S.? What deals have been made with the Mexican drug cartels and the other criminal groups in the area?

1 posted on 10/23/2018 10:17:40 AM PDT by detective
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To: detective

Catholic charities for years have been enabling illegal invaders. Nobody stops them from doing so. Start there.


2 posted on 10/23/2018 10:20:18 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: detective

How long is such a probe likely to take? Six days, six weeks, six months?


3 posted on 10/23/2018 10:20:42 AM PDT by lee martell (AT)
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To: detective

And then there’s military law, the same law discussed by Senator Graham and Justice Kavanaugh.


4 posted on 10/23/2018 10:22:40 AM PDT by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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To: detective

I would say it is illegal under the same laws that make it illegal for you to pay anyone to break a law.


5 posted on 10/23/2018 10:22:57 AM PDT by ferret_airlift
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To: detective

Let’s do it. Get it done. But how long will it take?

How about if we pass the President’s immigration plan and get rid of the stupid laws on the books.

A reminder from the White House:

IMMIGRATION PRINCIPLES & POLICIES

https://www.politico.com/f/?id=0000015e-fe3d-dc15-a3fe-ff3d27fb0000


6 posted on 10/23/2018 10:23:37 AM PDT by gubamyster
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To: detective

Rip van is on top of it.


7 posted on 10/23/2018 10:24:09 AM PDT by AndyJackson
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To: detective; All

Would someone tell the intellectual elites at the American Thinker that this is not a “caravan.” It is an INVASION.


8 posted on 10/23/2018 10:25:02 AM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn’t common anymore.)
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How long is such a probe likely to take? Six days, six weeks, six months?
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Why did you leave off six years?

My money is that it’d be closer to that than six months.

Then again, this wouldn’t be a normal investigation. As soon as it was announced who was on the investigative team/committee, very very large donations would start occurring. Likely the report would be out in no time.


9 posted on 10/23/2018 10:25:14 AM PDT by z3n
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To: AndyJackson

He appointed Huber to prosecute them months ago. Honest Injun!

/s


10 posted on 10/23/2018 10:26:45 AM PDT by jjotto (Next week, BOOM!, for sure!)
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To: detective

The House needs another couple of hundred like Louie.


11 posted on 10/23/2018 10:27:12 AM PDT by Paladin2
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Well, don’t worry yourself, the silent assassin is already all over this like white on rice.

November 7th: BOOM!


12 posted on 10/23/2018 10:27:12 AM PDT by OKSooner
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To: detective

Me too!!!!!!


13 posted on 10/23/2018 10:27:14 AM PDT by ZULU (Jeff Sessions should be tried for sedition.)
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Yup. It will take about as long as it will take to put The Beast behind bars. No politician or judge gives a flip about the Rule of Law in this country anymore.


14 posted on 10/23/2018 10:27:52 AM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn’t common anymore.)
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To: detective

Wake me (and Sleepy) up when this goes somewhere.


15 posted on 10/23/2018 10:28:28 AM PDT by Fido969 (In!)
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To: TigerClaws

So does the UMC, WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES. GO AFTER ALL OF THEM!!


16 posted on 10/23/2018 10:28:32 AM PDT by ZULU (Jeff Sessions should be tried for sedition.)
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To: TigerClaws

Catholic charities want to over throw the Government with the help of the Dems ?


17 posted on 10/23/2018 10:29:33 AM PDT by butlerweave
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To: TigerClaws

And go after MS-13 under RICO, and Antifa!!


18 posted on 10/23/2018 10:29:56 AM PDT by ZULU (Jeff Sessions should be tried for sedition.)
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To: TigerClaws

And go after MS-13 under RICO, and Antifa!!


19 posted on 10/23/2018 10:30:12 AM PDT by ZULU (Jeff Sessions should be tried for sedition.)
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To: detective

FINALLY!!!

RICO? More laws the Liberals pretend do not exist


20 posted on 10/23/2018 10:30:37 AM PDT by SMARTY (Hatred is a feeling which leads to the extinction of values. Ortega y Gasset)
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