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Democrats haven't abolished ICE, just their message about it (Shhhhh...)
NBC News ^ | 11/03/18 | Adam Edelman

Posted on 11/03/2018 10:49:24 AM PDT by Libloather

Less than five months ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, promising a bold progressive agenda — including calls to abolish ICE — won a stunning upset in a House Democratic primary. Days later, fellow New York Democrats Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Mayor Bill de Blasio joined her, demanding an end to the federal agency tasked with immigration enforcement. Others quickly linked themselves to the movement.

But now? With just days to go before the midterm elections, the "Abolish ICE" issue has all but vanished from the radar.

**SNIP**

Trump quickly went on the offense, tweeting over several summer days that "the radical left Dems" wanted to get rid of ICE. "We will NOT stand for these vile Democrat smears in law enforcement," the president said. "If you get rid of ICE, you're going to have a country that you’re going to be afraid to walk out of your house." It had an effect.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; border; caravan; democrats; ice; immigration
Gillibrand - who in June told CNN that Congress should "get rid of" ICE and "start over" - said at a debate against her Republican opponent Chele Farley in October that she only wanted to "fix the broken system" of ICE. Warren, who in late June had called for ICE to be abolished, echoed that in a debate against her own general election opponent last month, saying only, "I want to see this agency reformed."

They're all fake.

1 posted on 11/03/2018 10:49:25 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather
They're all LIARS!!!
2 posted on 11/03/2018 10:54:34 AM PDT by Jim 0216 (MAGA by restoring the Gospel of the Grace of Christ and our Free Constitutional Republic!)
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To: Libloather
An AP poll from late August showed only 25% of Democrats want to abolish ICE.

It's an extremely fringe position with less public support than abolishing the IRS, and abolishing the IRS is always presented as being extremely fringe by the media.

3 posted on 11/03/2018 11:01:10 AM PDT by Trump20162020
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To: Libloather

Need lots of ads that feature these choice, now buried campaign promises and commitments—end ICE, open borders, support sanctuary cities, raise taxes, impeach Trump, etc. We need to remind voters so they can hold them accountable.


4 posted on 11/03/2018 11:03:56 AM PDT by Reno89519 (No Amnesty! No Catch-and-Release! Just Say No to All Illegal Aliens! Arrest & Deport!y)
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To: Libloather
They want to end it, and they will end it.

The next time he Democrats gain power, they will do these things:


5 posted on 11/03/2018 11:46:52 AM PDT by Steely Tom ([Seth Rich] == [the Democrat's John Dean])
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