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Watch: Dick Durbin Advocated for
Ending ‘Chain Migration’ in 2010,
a Term He Now Says is Racist

Breitbart Big Government, by John Binder

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Posted By:earlybird, 1/13/2018 11:52:39 AM

In 2010, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) advocated on the Senate floor for ending the process known as “chain migration,” whereby newly naturalized citizens can bring an unlimited number of foreign relatives to the U.S., a term that he now claims insinuates racism. While asking Congress to pass the expansive and failed “DREAM Act” amnesty, which would start by legalizing millions of illegal aliens, Durbin touted the fact that the legislation at the time would have ended chain migration, preventing newly amnestied illegal aliens from bringing their extended family members to the U.S. “The DREAM Act would not allow what is known as

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Tsquare, 1/13/2018 12:00:14 PM     (No. 11509141)

Politicians are not bright enough to know their long liability tails are now dragging them down. Known for out and out lies about the opposition, exposed for hypocracy...this politician is senile

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Reply 2 - Posted by: wsdiego, 1/13/2018 12:01:47 PM     (No. 11509142)

Just another lib jerk!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NeverVoteDem, 1/13/2018 12:03:36 PM     (No. 11509144)

We called him TurbanDurban when I lived in Illinois.

He wants to import welfare recipients, some of whom want to kill us.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: horacer, 1/13/2018 12:06:32 PM     (No. 11509148)

Durbin is spineless. Years ago he opposed Roe v Wade too. He´ll say or do anything for political points. We have way too many of his type on both sides of the aisle. There are a lot of legal immigrants from Mexico and Central America who support Trump. The media never talks about them.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mythman, 1/13/2018 12:31:01 PM     (No. 11509182)

Senaturd Turdbin "guarantees" you can keep your health plan July 30, 2009: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UC6MIBP7AkE

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Reply 6 - Posted by: happy conservative, 1/13/2018 12:35:41 PM     (No. 11509196)

I thought he threatened to retire a few years ago. Maybe it´s time.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Newtsche, 1/13/2018 12:41:08 PM     (No. 11509201)

It´s good that Durbin has chosen to be such a focus. Like Franken, he´s not good in front of the cameras and carries decades more baggage. He can only hurt his brand.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 1/13/2018 12:48:28 PM     (No. 11509208)

Dick Durbin is an execrable human being, and a human stain on the fabric of Illinois.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: dman, 1/13/2018 1:00:47 PM     (No. 11509226)

Tom Benner (formerly KSFO´s "Officer Vic") aptly "branded" Dick Durbin.

Let´s just say that Senator Durbin should go to the head of the class. /s

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Reply 10 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 1/13/2018 1:24:58 PM     (No. 11509262)

...and they keep electing him! That´s the sad part. I keep having to blame the useful IDIOTS that keep electing these liars and miscreants.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: franq, 1/13/2018 2:46:28 PM     (No. 11509335)

Durbin is not even qualified to be a used car salesman on the sleaziest side of town.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ketchuplover, 1/13/2018 4:08:56 PM     (No. 11509407)

The man who has flipped then flopped then flipped on abortion.

The man who compared American military to Nazis.

The man who annually paid his female staff members $11,000 less than his male staff members.

The man who attended a closed meeting with congressional leaders and was urged to craft legislation to help financially troubled banks..but that same day sold over $40K of his own shares and invested them with Warren Buffett.

The man who is an Illinois politician.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: dvc, 1/13/2018 6:57:00 PM     (No. 11509514)

If dems didn´t have double standards, they´d have no standards at all.

And, really, they have no standards at all.

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