Steve Byas Friday, 26 January 2018
“I do not believe we should be granting a path to citizenship to anybody here illegally. Doing so is inconsistent with the promises we made to the men and women who elected us,” Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said Thursday, in an apparent response to remarks made by President Donald Trump that he was open to the “Dreamers” (illegal aliens brought to America by their parents and who are now adults) obtaining citizenship eventually.
Cruz did not mention Trump by name, but there is no doubt that he was voicing the concern shared by many of the men and women who supported Trump in the last presidential election.
Cruz was Trump’s strongest opponent for the Republican Party nomination in the 2016 campaign. While both candidates made opposition to amnesty and stopping illegal immigration part of their platforms, Trump appeared to get an edge over Cruz and other Republican hopefuls by promising to not only build a wall on the southern border, but to make Mexico pay for it.
Instead it appears that, if any wall or portion of a wall is ever constructed, it will be the American taxpayer, not the nation of Mexico that will pay for all of it..........To Read More....