Congressman Rips Reporters as Obama’s ‘Shills’ on Immigration

Melissa Quinn
The Daily Signal

Rep. Raúl Labrador, R-Idaho, today criticized members of the news media for failing to do their homework on the history of President Obama and immigration reform, urging them to “stop being shills for this president.”

Addressing reporters at the monthly Capitol Hill gathering Conversations with Conservatives, Labrador began by noting that the House Judiciary Committee has passed multiple bills to fix aspects of the immigration system. But Obama faults the House for not passing a comprehensive bill like the one the Senate passed last year.

As president, Labrador said, Obama did not follow through on his promises as a candidate to achieve immigration reform early on when Democrats controlled the House and the Senate. And as a senator from Illinois, he said, Obama “killed” President George W. Bush’s attempt to get immigration reform through Congress.



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Update: Congressman Reveals GOP Leaders to Push for Amnesty for All But Violent Criminals

One of the top House Republican leaders, Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX), revealed this week that GOP leaders intend to push an amnesty bill in the next Congress that would subject only the most dangerous illegal immigrant criminals to deportation so that “not one person” who is in the country illegally and has not committed a violent crime is “thrown out.”…

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