It appears that more than one Democrat is starting to question the wisdom of the Biden administration, particularly after he was recently filmed being bossed around by an Easter Bunny (literally).
Either that, or more than one Democrat actually cares about border security and isn’t too happy about the prospect of Title 42 being lifted, given that lifting COVID-related restrictions is widely expected to bring about a massive migrant surge.
Fortunately, Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia is still holding strong against the White House’s efforts to obliterate yet another mechanism of control for the Southern Border.
“Today’s announcement by the CDC and the Biden Administration is a frightening decision,” Manchin remarked, “Title 42 has been an essential tool in combating the spread of COVID-19 and controlling the influx of migrants at our southern border. We are already facing an unprecedented increase in migrants this year, and that will only get worse if the Administration ends the Title 42 policy.”
Krysten Sinema of Arizona also chimed in, her position all the more impressive considering the AOC crowd has brazenly harassed her over immigration.
While she was in the loo, no less.
“Arizona communities bear the brunt of the federal government’s failure at our border, so we’re stepping in and protecting border communities by ensuring the Administration works hand-in-hand with local leaders, law enforcement, and non-profits to put a comprehensive, workable plan in place before lifting Title 42,” Sinema declared, clearly unruffled by the prospect of interacting with more crybabies.
While Manchin and Sinema have been opposing radical Biden policies all along, other Democrats have surprisingly jumped in, calling out the White House’s absence of a plan.
Senator Gary Peters of Michigan is one such Democrat.
“Unless we have a well-thought-out plan, I think it is something that should be revisited and perhaps delayed. I’m going to defer judgment on that until I give the administration opportunity to fully articulate what that plan is,” Peters offered.
Senator Mark Kelly of Arizona echoed Peters’ thoughts, even noting that he’d warned the White House “months ago” about the looming crisis.
“Right now, we have a crisis on our southern border. Right now, this administration does not have a plan. I warned them about this months ago,” Kelly remarked, “it’s going to be, to be honest, it’s going to be a crisis on top of a crisis.”
Stunningly, Senator Raphael Warnock of Georgia, who was widely anticipated to be AOC in the Senate, also opposes the lift of Title 42, which is an especially positive, encouraging development. It’s always good to be unexpectedly surprised.
“Senator Warnock does not support lifting Title 42 at this time,” his office declared, “Senator Warnock believes in protecting the humanity of migrants at the border, but before this policy is rescinded, the Administration should present a plan for how it will ensure our border security.”
Hopefully, more might follow in the footsteps of Warnock, Peters, Sinema, Manchin, and others.
And it’s not just senators speaking out against the lift of Title 42: It’s also representatives.
Representative Henry Cuellar of Texas has openly spoken out against the border crisis, and he has chimed in alongside other Democrat senators in calling for the White House to reconsider its terrible position.
“Some of us are standing up and saying this is the right thing to do for the border,” Cuellar said, “we all believe in immigration reform, but we don’t want chaos at the border. We want law and order at the border.”
Amazing how popular law and order has suddenly become (again).
Little wonder that Trump has been fundraising up a storm in the meantime, given the current “messaging” from the White House.
Taylor Budowich, who serves as the communications director for Trump and the Save America PAC, raved about the president’s fundraising prowess, which has continued in 2022.
“President Donald J. Trump’s political organizations are positioned to carry his America First message into battleground races across the nation,” Budowich observed, referring to Trump’s impressive $19M haul in Q1 of 2022.
The additional $19M results in Trump enjoying a $124M war chest.
In addition, unlike the dark money backing Democrat campaigns, the average donation amount for Trump was $28.04, as reported by Fox News, illustrating “his grassroots appeal.”
Unlike Bernie Sanders, Trump doesn’t need a multimillion-dollar mansion or three to back out either. First to Clinton, then to Biden, no less!
“President Trump is incredibly well-positioned to look beyond November as the need for his leadership has never been more important,” Budowich noted.
You could say that again …
Author: Ofelia Thornton