Dems Won't Curb Illegal Immigration, But They Plan to Pass a Resolution Condemning Trump

CNS News | 7/16/2019 | Staff
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(CNSNews.com) - House Democrats refuse to pass legislation that might slow the overwhelming tide of illegal immigration at the nation's Southwest border, but this week they will find time to vote on a resolution formally condemning President Donald Trump for his "xenophobic tweets."

Democrats are seizing the political advantage Trump handed them on Sunday, when he tweeted that "progressive" Democrat congresswomen who criticize the U.S. should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came." Three of the four far-left freshman lawmakers were born in the United States.

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The tweets renewed the liberal argument that President Trump is a "racist," a word that echoed all day Sunday and Monday from liberal cable TV studios to Capitol Hill.

"The House cannot allow the President’s characterization of immigrants to our country to stand," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) wrote in a "Dear Colleague" letter on Monday. "Our Republican colleagues must join us in condemning the President’s xenophobic tweets.

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"Please join us in supporting a forthcoming resolution sponsored by Congressman Tom Malinowski, who was born abroad, and Congressman Jamie Raskin, along with other Democratic Members born abroad, referencing President Ronald Reagan’s last speech as President in which he said, 'Thanks to each wave of new arrivals to this land of opportunity, we’re a nation forever young, forever bursting with energy and new ideas, and always on the cutting edge, always leading the world to the next frontier… If we ever closed the door to new Americans, our leadership in the world would soon be lost.'"

Pelosi also criticized the president's new rule that she says will "undermine" the nation's asylum laws.

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The rule says that migrants must apply for asylum in the first country they reach, rather than passing through a number of countries to claim asylum here. There are exceptions for people...
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