The often outspoken Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), blasted Republicans for their efforts to address the border crisis, saying that they had reached the “least common denominator of hatefulness.”
Gutierrez made his comments during a press conference with House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
During his remarks, he warned Republicans that Hispanics in America would never forget the tough legislation proposed by Republicans in upcoming elections.
Gutierrez defended President Obama’s 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) decision. Since Obama was re-elected, Gutierez insisted it was clear that “the American people thought it was a good decision.”
Gutierrez indicated that he was deeply upset that anti-amnesty group of House Republicans was successful in influencing the House bill.