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Dem Rep. Lofgren: Trump ‘Openly Invites Foreign Interference’

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) touted the SAFE Act and stated that President Trump “openly invites foreign interference and refuses to hold Russia accountable for its continued efforts to undermine our elections.” Transcript as Follows: “Hi.

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Dems. Recall Holocaust In Push For More Syrian Refugees

Over the weekend, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the administration is planning to admit at least 185,000 refugees over the next two years, including 10,000 Syrians in the first year. In reaction, Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security reiterated their call for more Syrian refugees. While Democrats push for more Syrian refugees, Republicans are highlighting the national security risks associated with admitting thousands of individuals from terrorist hot spots — particularly when ISIS has indicated it seeks to use the refugee flow as a means of infiltrating the West.

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Democrats Call For Improved Communication Following Steinle Murder

“Whenever an innocent person is lost to violence, as a society we should consider what steps we can take to make our communities safer. Moving forward, we believe San Francisco and the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice should improve communication to ensure all interests are weighed in future cases,” the two California lawmakers wrote in a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

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Congressional Dems Junket to Karnes City, Rip into Obama

Eight Democratic members of Congress flew into south Texas on Monday to see the detention camps holding thousands of illegal aliens. Lead by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Maryland, they visited one camp in Karnes City and another near Dilley, and came away with stark impressions.

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