Republican 48th District Congressman Dana Rohrabacher is locked in a close race for re-election against Democrat attorney Harley Rouda, leading by two points in the most recent Monmouth University poll.
But Rouda’s positions on immigration are coming under close scrutiny in a district heavily impacted by the country’s most divisive issue.
Rouda — billed by the mainstream media as a “Former Republican” — said in a past debate that Medicaid and also “Medicare for All,” which he supports, should be available to all residents, including “undocumented” immigrants. Conservatives often refer to undocumented immigrants as illegal aliens.
Here is Rouda’s statement:
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