Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) gave a troubling response after being asked about the Hart-Cellar Act of 1965 indicating that he is completely unfamiliar with the legislation that changed U.S. demographics and set the nation down the path toward socialism.
While appearing in a remote interview with the Leadership Institute, Crenshaw demonstrated his ignorance on the issue of immigration.
“I didn’t get a chance to look into the Act that you’re talking about, but I understand the concept,” Crenshaw said after he was asked about Hart-Cellar.
“There’s obviously a very decent argument to be made that we are reading too much into the 14th Amendment to assume that everybody who is just born here should just be a citizen,” he added. “I think if we were to do it all over again, we wouldn’t have that rule. I think we all know that.”
Although Crenshaw admits that there are major problems with birthright citizenship, he makes it abundantly clear that he is in no rush to correct the situation.
“We have many, many other priorities before we get to the birthright citizenship issue,” he said.
“Reforming immigration in general to a more merit-based system is a much bigger priority I think,” Crenshaw added.
His comments can be seen in their full context here:
Crenshaw has no clue what the 1965 immigration act is.
The question was about the Hart–Celler Act. pic.twitter.com/3CScv3eUte
— Cassandra Fairbanks 🕊⏳ (@CassandraRules) May 14, 2020
This isn’t the first time that Crenshaw has displayed himself to be a neophyte on immigration. Big League Politics reported last year on Crenshaw’s humanitarian push to potentially bring in millions of third-world migrants from a socialist nation:
Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) has quickly become a favorite of conservatives across the country as a freshman lawmaker due to his laudable and heroic military record, but his voting record in Congress does not measure up. He is more John McCain than Donald Trump when it comes to matters of public policy.
Crenshaw proved this yet again after he voted in favor of a Democrat-backed bill that passed by a 272 to 158 margin in the House yesterday to potentially allow millions of third-world Venezuelan socialists to be granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in the United States.
Crenshaw joined House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), and Rep. Ilhan Omar (R-MN) to support H.R. 549, a measure that would open up the flood gates by giving asylum to Venezuelan migrants who have supported socialist dictators in their home country for decades. The Trump administration is firmly against the legislation.
“We would not want to open the floodgates for them,” an administration official told Breitbart News. “The Vice President, the National Security Council, and the President all share the same position, which was articulated by Ambassador [John] Bolton over the weekend, which is our priority is that Juan Guaido be elevated into power and [Nicolas] Maduro leave.”
The Trump administration is currently trying to revoke the TPS status for 300,000 Central American migrants, proving that this status is only temporary until the migrants arrive on U.S. shores. This problem may get a lot worse in the near future, thanks to Crenshaw and the Democrats supporting this legislation.
Crenshaw is yet again leading conservatives away from “America First” immigration policies back toward the pre-Trump neocon status quo.
College Republican National Committee Flips Out After School Chapters Join Immigration Moratorium Coalition
The College Republican establishment is not happy about this.
The College Republican National Committee (CRNC) is enraged after several university chapters signed onto a letter calling for an end to temporary worker programs in the U.S. due the toll that the coronavirus pandemic has taken on the national economy.
College Republican leaders delivered the letter to the White House last week, urging Trump to put a moratorium on immigration policies that are jeopardizing the demographic integrity of the country.
“[W]e ask you to immediately take action to rescind the work authorization of hundreds of thousands of foreign, nonimmigrant skilled guest workers in order to ease the economic suffering of American college students and recent graduates looking for meaningful employment in these trying times,” the coalition wrote in their letter.
Over 25 College Republican and Young Republican groups signed onto the letter, which demonstrated how the “America First” movement is guiding and influencing conservative youth.
“These guest workers — and especially those in the OPT and H- 1B programs — take jobs temporarily at wages far below the average for their positions. This is because employers can easily pay these guest workers less than they pay Americans,” the letter stated.
“This is not right,” the letter added, calling for the H-1B program to be suspended and the OPT program to be shuttered permanently.
The letter has not come without consequences, as the CRNC has reportedly expressed displeasure with chapters that signed onto the coalition. Big League Politics has reported on how establishment forces within the College Republicans have conducted a witch hunt against Trump-style nationalists, harbored homosexual predators within their ranks, sided with ANTIFA terrorists against pro-Trump students, and committed other atrocious behavior to undermine the conservative cause.
Gavin Wax, a Fox News contributor who serves as President of the New York Young Republican Club, was instrumental in putting together the coalition. He believes that the letter represents the ascending movement within conservatism, and the push-back cannot stop the momentum that has coalesced behind this coalition with Trump in the White House.
“It is great to see young conservative leaders from across the country uniting to promote a common sense proposal to defend the American worker and our national sovereignty. We cannot continue to keep the gates open as working-class Americans struggle to provide for their own families,” Wax told Big League Politics.
“It is a shame that this position has not been readily adopted by more organizations and their national affiliations. We are thankful for the work FAIR and Michelle Malkin have done to advance this issue forward,” he added.
Big League Politics will continue to hold the College Republicans accountable as the establishment desperately tries to fend off the rising “America First” movement.
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