Billionaire Koch Brothers Agenda Prioritized with Prison Reform While Trump’s Immigration Plans Stall

Breitbart | 11/14/2018 | Staff
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The GOP megadonor billionaire Koch brothers are set to seal another policy victory with President Trump’s announcement that he will sign a prison reform bill that is opposed by his base of supporters, conservatives, and law enforcement officials.

Since the beginning of the year, the Koch brothers — avid opponents of Trump’s “America First” agenda on trade, immigration, and foreign policy — have lobbied the Republican-controlled Congress to support their agenda of tax reform, prison reform, and amnesty for illegal aliens.

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While the GOP tax cuts have been implemented for almost a year now, prison reform has been the second major effort, along with amnesty, for the Koch brothers.

On Wednesday, Trump said he would sign the First Step Act — pushed by his daughter, Ivanka Trump, and her husband, Jared Kushner — despite opposition among conservatives and his base of supporters.

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The prison reform plan reduces sentences and prison time for hardened drug traffickers just as the country is in the midst of a massive opioid crisis and will immediately release 4,000 inmates from prison.

Conservative Daniel Horowitz says he has “never seen more of a colossal betrayal in my life,” noting that the president’s previous promise of “Law and Order” has been dismantled by his support for the prison reform plan.

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