For the boycott today? Or not? It's a developing wedge issue...
House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) is going after Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) after the California legislature with Democratic votes backed today's walkout by illegal immigrants.
Subj: Boehner: Where Does Nancy Pelosi Stand on the Walkout
Boehner: Where Does Nancy Pelosi Stand on the
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) released
the following statement after the Democrat-controlled California State
Senate adopted a resolution last Thursday endorsing a boycott of schools,
jobs, and businesses by illegal immigrants:
"When immigrants come to America legally and eager to work, this country has
welcomed them and will continue to do so. America was built on a proud
heritage of immigration that we continue to benefit from.
"The brazen support of California Democrats for this walkout amounts to a
reckless endorsement of policies that make our nation and our borders less
secure. Nancy Pelosi and her Capitol Hill Democrats should explain to the
American public whether they support California's Democrat leaders who
defied their oath to uphold the laws of the land. If Nancy Pelosi cannot
bring herself to denounce this stunt, it will serve as yet another signal of
Democrats' support for open borders, weak enforcement, and more illegal
Last Thursday, the Democrat-controlled California State Senate adopted a
resolution endorsing the boycott of schools, jobs, and businesses by illegal
immigrants on today, May 1, which has been designated by countless
organizations as an international day of protest. Every Republican voted
against the measure.