The Remembrance Project’s director Maria Espinoza, speaking for the family members who lost children to illegal aliens, demanded that Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) be censured for attacking an expert witness testifying to the dangers sanctuary cities pose to Americans.
Gutierrez exploded on Center for Immigration Studies’ Jessica Vaughan after she pointed out that he called the death of Kathryn Steinle ” a little thing” during a Telemundo interview — and three mothers attending the hearing walked out in disgust. Laura Wilkerson, Sabine Durden, and Mary Ann Mendoza explicitly stated their anger and disappointment in Gutierrez in stark terms to Breitbart News. Now, these mothers, along with Espinoza, demand that Democrats in Congress censure him for his cold dismissal of Steinle’s death and his bullying of Vaughan.
Espinoza says Gutierrez must be stripped of his membership on the House Judiciary Committee and personally apologize to the families attending the hearing.
The full letter, obtained by Breitbart News, reads:
I write to you in regard to a recent extreme and deliberately insensitive tirade by a member of the United State Congress unleashed in a public hearing against a female expert witness testifying on behalf of American families whose loved ones have been killed by illegal aliens.
On July 23 of this year, in the House Judiciary Committee hearing on Sanctuary City policies, Luis Gutierrez of Illinois spoke these words to Ms. Jessica Vaughn, the expert witness who was invited guest and a surviving family member whose loved one was killed by an illegal alien. View video.
Gutierrez’s public outrage, apparently provoked by a public recitation of his very own racially and politically-motivated speech trivializing the horrific death of a young woman killed by an illegal alien felon, five times deported, has caused...
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