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Former White House deputy chief of staff Karl Rove weighs in on President Trump, the new immigration proposal.
Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was a hypocrite suggested for the criticism of the President over his delay in tackling immigration reform in Congress, Fox News political contribution, Karl Rove on Thursday.
“If this issue was so important to solve, why it was in the year 2009 10, if you, as a leader in the Democratic Senate, the majority, do not move a bill,” Rove said in an appearance on The “Daily Briefing” on Thursday, responding Durbin’s complaint that the Democrats tried to work with trump for two years on immigration.
“Please do us a lecture about [as Trump] is not added to this has happened in the two years,” Rove.
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Rove, who served under former President George W. Bush, saw similarities between the immigration reform campaign in the early 2000s, and the President of the Trump.
“Well, I heard Nancy Pelosi attack the merit and I had a moment of Deja Vu all over again because I’ve heard the same thing in 2007, when John McCain, Ted Kennedy and President Bush agreed on an immigration reform package, that sounds like a lot to put in this case … the Trump is likely to be,” he said to Fox News host Dana Perino, who also served in the Bush administration.
He indicated that sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., who are also planning to Trump criticized ‘ s, would have opposed the immigration reform plan, supported by Kennedy.
“Senator Blumenthal, let me say to you, would you have the guts had to tell Ted Kennedy that he did something, what is reprehensible, if he sat down and worked out a reform with regard to immigration-this looks clearly like what the President is proposing?”, he asked.
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Blumenthal, earlier, said Trump’s proposal was “dead on arrival.” “It’s despicable response worthy of the demagoguery of Donald Trump, the Basis and preparation for the election in 2020. It is a political document, not a realistic reform proposal,” he said.
Trump, who suggested on Thursday, an immigration plan, focus on the merit — in favor of high-skilled labour, rather than family ties.