Skip to comments.Kamala Harris will vote to shut down the government again over Dreamers
Posted on 02/05/2018 3:38:08 PM PST by markomalley
Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., said Monday she would vote this against a bill to keep the government open past Thursday unless language is added to help "Dreamers."
"I'm going to have a problem with it," she said on MSNBC when asked whether she would accept a short-term spending bill this week while immigration talks continue. "We have to protect these kids."
Congress is expected to vote early this week on a bill to keep the government open after Feb. 8. Democrats insisted last month that if no broad immigration deal were reached by that date, they would need a separate vote on a legislative fix to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
But even if Senate Republicans allow that vote, a simple fix to DACA is unlikely to go anywhere, since Republicans are also hoping to attach tough border enforcement language to that bill. The lack of agreement on the right mix of DACA language and border language is what has prevented any agreement from coming together.
Harris was one of 16 Senate Democrats who voted against keeping the government open last month, for the same reason.
She said the time for ignoring the Dreamers, immigrants who came to the country illegally as children, is past.
"They have been coming in the tens of thousands to the Capitol, every day," she said. "God only knows how they afford it, by bus, train, who knows how they get there."
"They're sleeping 10-deep on someone's living room floor, walking through the halls of the United States Congress because they believe in our government, and these kids believe that if we see them and hear their stories, we would acknowledge that we should continue to protect them, as we promised we would," Harris added.
Harris said it's a "false choice" to say it's about keeping the government open or helping the Dreamers. "I think we can do both," she said.
Just another enemy of the American people
Knock yerself out, Kameltoe.
—Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., said Monday she would vote this against a bill to keep the government open past Thursday unless language is added to help “Dreamers.”
—Harris said it’s a “false choice” to say it’s about keeping the government open or helping the Dreamers. “I think we can do both,” she said.
Isn’t she contradicting herself here? I suppose she’s going for whatever sounds good at the moment.
Pres. Trump: “Don’t throw me in the briar patch.”
Kamala Harris: “Let’s thrown him in the briar patch!”
Yeah, that's a real mystery.
Unless the Russian Bots get her First
Soros Travel Vouchers?
She was kinda hot but i think she uses the same Taxidermist as Nancy Pelosi does now
“They have been coming in the tens of thousands to the Capitol, every day,” she said. “God only knows how they afford it, by bus, train, who knows how they get there.”
Yeah, that’s a real mystery.
Thats why the DNC is broke...idiots
They have been coming in the tens of thousands to the Capitol, every day
I think you would notice that
Not me id never set foot in DC
There’s got to be something to waste money on for the DNC with all their billionaire donors.
I would expect nothing less, from this communist.
Kali issued EBT cards.
GOP just needs to run this quote over an MS-13 photo non-stop. :)
“Short term spending” at this point should run through September 20, 2018. And the next bill should be an annual budget for the next fiscal year, to be passed and signed into law BEFORE the next fiscal year starts, just like it used to be when grownups were in Congress.
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