90 Miles From Tyranny : GOP Lawmakers Push Obama Administration to Get Tough on Sanctuary Cities After San Francisco Killing

Thursday, July 9, 2015

GOP Lawmakers Push Obama Administration to Get Tough on Sanctuary Cities After San Francisco Killing

Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate are pressing the Obama administration to get tough with San Francisco and other jurisdictions that don’t cooperate on immigration enforcement, after the fatal shooting of a woman on a popular stretch of the California city’s waterfront.

The man accused of the July 1 killing is an illegal immigrant and convicted felon from Mexico who had been deported five or more times.
“Nearly 170,000 convicted criminal aliens have been ordered deported, but remain at large.”—@SenatorSessions
In a scathing letter, nine Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday told the nation’s top immigration enforcer, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, that administration policies resulted in Kathryn “Kate” Steinle, 32, being shot in the chest as she walked with her father.

Alabama’s Jeff Sessions, chairman of a Judiciary subcommittee on immigration issues, wrote to Johnson:

Your department has refused to confront so-called ‘sanctuary’ jurisdictions, endangering the public safety and leading to tragedies such as the recent killings of Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco, Calif., and Angelica Martinez in Laredo, Texas. These deaths are the result of such sanctuary jurisdictions’ dangerous policies, and this administration’s refusal to do anything to stop them. … [Y]our department has elected to acquiesce willfully to the presence of criminal aliens in the United States and ordered law enforcement officers and agents to look the other way except in extremely limited circumstances.

Steinle, a sales representative for medical devices, died at San Francisco General Hospital two hours after being shot about 6:30 p.m. on Pier 41 of the Embarcadero waterfront. The day before, CNN noted, her Facebook page carried this post: “Whatever’s good for your soul … do that.”

In March, San Francisco authorities had released Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez—the man accused of killing....

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  1. Spittin in the wind. The Obama administration is complicit is all this. The GOP just wants themselves to look good. It is a PR stunt.

  2. Now? After how many murders, rapes, dui killings, returns from being deported? Just a dog and pony show to indicate they care. Hell, they are fighting for those illegals. Their rich constituents need (greatly desire) those cheap, invisible, disposable workers! GOP isn't going to do anything but monetize. Pay us and we'll fix this! Send us money and we'll take care of this. Yeah right! Their insider trading would take a dump if they blocked illegal workers!


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