Wednesday, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) detailed 20 “special interests meeting held in secret at the White House” that the administration had with immigration and CEO lobbyists to craft the president’s executive action granting amnesty to upwards of 5 million illegal immigrants already living in the United States.
Sessions said, “Politico reports that White House officials have conducted more than 20 meetings — 20 meetings — in the White House. I doubt they’ve had 20 meetings on ISIS. 20 meetings in the White House in July and August with legal experts, immigration advocates, business leaders to gather ideas on what should be included in the order. Now, that’s a quote from the “Politico” magazine. 20 meetings with legal experts, immigration advocates, business leaders to gather ideas on what should be included in his order.”
“So who are these so-called experts, advocates and business leaders?” Sessions continued. “They’re not the law enforcement officers. They’re not our ICE officers. They’re not our Border Patrol officers. They’re not the American working man and woman. They’re not unemployed Americans, they weren’t in the room, you can be sure of that. Their opinions weren’t sought. No, White House officials are meeting with the world’s most powerful and corporate immigration lobbyists and activists who think border controls are for the little people. we know better.”
“The administration is meeting with the elite, the cosmopolitan set who scorn and mock the concerns of everyday Americans,” he added.
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