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Republican Congressmen Tour U.S.-Mex Border But Where Are The Democrats?

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posted on Aug, 9 2019 @ 07:54 PM
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Chip Roy (R-TX), Andy Biggs (R-AZ), and Ben Cline (R-VA) recently toured the Rio Grande river with Border Patrol officers (video clip below). They were shown areas where illegal migrants cross over to the United States.

Simple question...why don't we see the Democrats go along for a tour with Border Patrol? They love their photo shoots outside border camps and legal ports of entry, as they complain about the horrible conditions. But, just how many of them have actually broke a sweat, while checking out the Rio Grande area, which is the number one sector for illegal crossings in the country?

It is a fact, that illegals sneak into our country, with the help of Mexican cartels, who often abuse them. You would think that some Democrats, especially the Democratic Presidential candidates, would want to hear these stories first hand, from our Border Patrol agents, who deal with this situation everyday. Do any of them really care about America's Border Patrol agents?

Article From August 4:


The border agents, military and law enforcement personnel at our southern border are doing their best in difficult circumstances to combat both illegal immigration and attacks from Democrats and the national media.



The accusations against the men and women doing everything in their power to care for these detainees are completely unfounded. This is an attempt to discredit President Trump and open our borders.



Military personnel and the supplemental border funding package have improved the situation, but they are insufficient. We need to reform our asylum laws and end other immigration loopholes that have led to this crisis.

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Cartels are active in human trafficking and make it a companion for the drug trade. Border patrol officers are consumed by dealing with large groups of migrants now arriving on buses while they know drug smuggling is occurring nearby.



In an interview with Hugh Hewitt, Senator David Perdue of Georgia put this in stark terms. He stated that the two cartels over the border are making money off of this overflow of humanity. Hewitt pointed out correctly that these gangs have monetized our asylum process. Purdue agreed and went on to explain that human trafficking at our border is a $2 billion business. He also noted drug profits from one sector of the border, near McAllen Texas, totaled about $32 billion.

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JUST TODAY:


US says border agents patrolling river shot at from Mexico

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Are Democrats concerned at all about these facts? I know what they are concerned about. The majority of Democrats favor decriminalizing illegal border crossings and believe we should take in more migrants per year. However, I believe many are clueless on the dangerous situations that exist at our borders, as well as how illegal immigration has been detrimental to the United States.

While it's true that many border detention camps are understaffed and overcrowded, many fail to realize that this was caused by the Democrats, who stonewalled funding to the Department of Homeland Security for months, before reluctantly passing the $4.6 Billion Dollar Senate Bill in late June. They're not at all interested about the dangerous situation that currently exists right now on our border, nor are they interested that only 27% of Americans want immigration levels increased (LINK). What matters most to Democrats, especially the Democratic candidates, are their poll numbers and pandering to their base.


Senators Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris are among the leading candidates who’d make illegally crossing the border a civil rather than a criminal offense.

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We could afford to take in a heartbeat another two million people. The idea that a country of 330 million people is cannot absorb people who are in desperate need … is absolutely bizarre … I would also move to increase the total number of immigrants able to come to the United States.
-Joe Biden

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“Kamala Harris raised her hand in support of stripping millions of Americans off their private health insurance and then turned around and raised her hand in support of giving illegal immigrants FREE healthcare,”

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Elizabeth Warren's new plan aims to decriminalize border crossings, expand immigrants' rights

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Sen. Bernie Sanders said he wants to provide free health care for 11 million illegal immigrants, which he has admitted would be paid for by raising taxes on middle-class Americans.

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This is a manufactured crisis because cruelty, because the cruelty is manufactured.
-Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)

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posted on Aug, 9 2019 @ 08:01 PM
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Are Democrats concerned at all about these facts?


No.

Hating that America exists is their first priority.



posted on Aug, 9 2019 @ 08:04 PM
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a reply to: shawmanfromny




Are Democrats concerned at all about these facts?


Democrats are never concerned with facts, only deranged fantasies.



posted on Aug, 9 2019 @ 08:12 PM
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originally posted by: RazorV66
a reply to: shawmanfromny




Are Democrats concerned at all about these facts?


Democrats are never concerned with facts, only deranged fantasies.


Seems both side no? So please show me where this was nothing but a photo op and they Invited representatives from the other side and they refused?

Where are the independents? The reality is simple you do not see a ton of either group doing photo ops together unless its some sort of joint legislation etc.

By your logic, since No GOP members were present during AOC's visit they are Un-American?

Your hypocrisy would be amusing if it wasn't so tragic. But hey carry on

Edit to add: The Pence trip in early July was Bipartisan
edit on 8/9/19 by FredT because: (no reason given)



posted on Aug, 9 2019 @ 08:30 PM
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Our dogs will dump a trashcan, then refuse to look at the mess... "Mess?... What mess?"

Our dogs are liberals...



posted on Aug, 9 2019 @ 08:57 PM
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a reply to: shawmanfromny
Where in the world is Nancy Pelosi?

Pelosi in Guatamala


Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized U.S. treatment of migrants during a visit to Guatemala, and raised doubts about whether the Central American country could cope with a migration deal agreed with the Trump administration.


Pelosi in El Salvalado


The group has already visited Guatemala and plans to head to Honduras, as well as visiting migrant detention facilities in McAllen, Texas.


Pelosi in Italy


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will lead a U.S. congressional delegation to Ghana and the U.S. Army Africa headquarters in Italy next week to mark the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans landing in America.


Pelosi in Ghana


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will lead a U.S. congressional delegation to Ghana and the U.S. Army Africa headquarters in Italy next week to mark the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans landing in America.


Stirring up trouble, I would say. Italy was about the time Goggle and the elite gathered there.



posted on Aug, 9 2019 @ 09:02 PM
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They've been over there. Only the parts that are safe. Don't know how Spartacus is not in jail. Didn't he traffic people across the border not to long ago...



posted on Aug, 9 2019 @ 09:11 PM
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a reply to: FredT

Hypocrisy? Who were the ones responsible for stalling aid to Homeland Security? The Republicans? Try again.



posted on Aug, 9 2019 @ 10:24 PM
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Lol...

What is the immigration plan a wall? Its basically one step up from a child making sand castles to stop the tide.


We need to work on drug addiction, and the 64 billion the american people spend on cartel drugs per year.

We also need to supply the trades with people willing to work and if its immigrants....guess what wouldn't be the first time in US history.



posted on Aug, 9 2019 @ 11:32 PM
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originally posted by: shawmanfromny
a reply to: FredT

Hypocrisy? Who were the ones responsible for stalling aid to Homeland Security? The Republicans? Try again.


Thats not the point of the OP's rant

He and others say Democrats not going out with Border Patrol on this photo op makes them somehow either don't care etc. Yet somehow these 2-3 GOP reps get the canonization treatment and Oh look how they care. It was a photo op for yes most in this thread.

This gem



No.

Hating that America exists is their first priority.


etc etc etc



posted on Aug, 10 2019 @ 12:31 AM
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a reply to: shawmanfromny

The Democrats like corey booker are there... walking immigrants across our border in defiance of our sovreignty.

AOC was there doing a fake cry outside an empty playground fence or something.

Trust me, the democrats are there making an impact on the border situation.



posted on Aug, 10 2019 @ 12:43 AM
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originally posted by: luthier
Lol...

What is the immigration plan a wall? Its basically one step up from a child making sand castles to stop the tide.


We need to work on drug addiction, and the 64 billion the american people spend on cartel drugs per year.

We also need to supply the trades with people willing to work and if its immigrants....guess what wouldn't be the first time in US history.




And?

Nobody is against immigrants

Trump is PRO immigration
The Republican Party is PRO immigration
The Republican support base is PRO immigration

“ILLEGAL” immigration is in no way related whatsoever



posted on Aug, 10 2019 @ 08:51 AM
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originally posted by: Breakthestreak

originally posted by: luthier
Lol...

What is the immigration plan a wall? Its basically one step up from a child making sand castles to stop the tide.


We need to work on drug addiction, and the 64 billion the american people spend on cartel drugs per year.

We also need to supply the trades with people willing to work and if its immigrants....guess what wouldn't be the first time in US history.




And?

Nobody is against immigrants

Trump is PRO immigration
The Republican Party is PRO immigration
The Republican support base is PRO immigration

“ILLEGAL” immigration is in no way related whatsoever



Nope.

Then why not discuss in public their plan to change immigration laws to allow the low skilled labor we need from central America.

Why are they not addressing the amount of money american people give the cartels to send hordes of villagers they terrorize that migrate to the boarder?







 
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