I have only one compliment to give Sen. Tillis: he was honest when he told me that he represents the Republican Party and not the people. Eight years later and he still is seeking power instead of representing his constituents.
In Tillis’s eyes, I am not like most Americans. The shutdown can go for years as far as I am concerned. I am old enough to remember Ronald Reagan’s amnesty for illegal aliens that would end the issue forever. Just another government platitude. Tillis’s support for DACA for future votes is a slap in the face to the people of North Carolina.
Ending the shutdown presents opportunity for a solution on immigration
BY SEN. THOM TILLIS (R-N.C.)
With nearly two weeks away from Washington during the holidays and a new session of Congress ahead, all members of the House and Senate should be well-rested, clear-minded, and ready to get back to work. Instead of continuing the current log jam that has resulted in a partial-government shutdown, solutions-driven members of Congress should work to produce outcomes most Americans want: ending the government shutdown, funding border security, and passing a commonsense solution for the young men and women who came to the United States as children and now compromise the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) population.
There is also a humanitarian crisis for the adult and children migrants who make the dangerous journey to enter the United States. They are often forced to rely on the services of “coyotes,” who are employed by the organized drug cartels that prey upon migrants and are responsible for the assault and murder of innocent people. Over the past 20 years, an estimated 7,200 people, including children, have died a lonely death once they cross American soil because of dehydration, exposure and exhaustion.