Sanctuary Cities

Culture War Comes to Louisiana Governor Race

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — Culture war issues have emerged at the forefront of the governor’s race in Louisiana in 2019, as a candidate forum in the state capitol Thursday evening drew out some of the deeper issues separating Republicans from Democrats even more than fiscal differences.

FILE - In this March 18, 2019, file photo, U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham speaks at a business event hosted by the Republican Governors Association in Baton Rouge, La. A Republican group has responded to the start of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ TV campaign for re-election with advertising attacking the …

Oakland Mayor Schaaf: Trump Sanctuary Cities Proposal ‘Racist’—But Will ‘Welcome All’ Migrants

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, who infamously tipped off illegal immigrants of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids last year, over the weekend blasted President Donald Trump’s proposal to send migrants to sanctuary cities as “illegal, immoral, undemocratic, and racist.” Yet, the Oakland mayor said her city is “proud to be a sanctuary city” and would still “welcome all” migrants.

Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

Booker: Trump’s Sanctuary City Proposal ‘Reflects This Contorted View’ He ‘Has About Humanity’

During an interview aired on Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” 2020 presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) reacted to President Trump suggesting releasing migrants into sanctuary cities by saying the proposal “reflects this contorted view that Donald Trump has about humanity,” that “people seeking a better life coming to this country are somehow going to be a punishment” to sanctuary cities.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 13: U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) listens during a markup hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee September 13, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. A request during the hearing by the Democrats to subpoena documents on Supreme Court nominee Brett KavanaughÕs job as staff secretary …

Limbaugh: Trump’s ICE Detainees-Sanctuary City Proposal a ‘Great Idea’ — ‘I’m Jealous I Didn’t Come Up with It’

Friday on his nationally syndicated radio show, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh praised President Donald Trump’s reported proposal to release Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees in so-called sanctuary cities. Trump later acknowledged he was seriously considering the proposal on social media. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1116742282286440448

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