The Obama administration’s plan to bring thousands of Syrian refugees into the U.S. should be defunded, according to Newt Gingrich.
* WHO - WITH ALL HIS FAULTS - WOULD HAVE SAVED THIS COUNTRY FROM THE LEFT HAD MORE REPUBLICANS FOLLOWED MY LEAD AND BACKED HIM IN 2012. BUT, NO, INSTEAD... THE REPUBLICAN SHEEPLE BACKED THAT MORON ROMNEY.
The former House Speaker says Congress “should cut off the funding and say – absolutely no.”
* REPUBLICANS HAVE CONTROLLED THE HOUSE - WHICH HOLDS THE NATION'S PURSE STRINGS - SINCE JANUARY OF 2011. (NEED I SAY MORE?)
“This is a clear case where Congress should cut off the funding and say – absolutely no - we’re not going to allow the president to spend taxpayer money bringing in people who may well be terrorists,” Gingrich said.
* AGAIN... REPUBLICAN HOUSE... SINCE JANUARY 2011...
“Let’s start with the number one fact about the Paris attack –there were eight terrorists who killed 129 people and wounded over 300 – eight.”
“Now the president says, ‘well we can bring in 20,000 because we’re going to vet them;’ first of all, that’s a lie, we do not have the intelligence information to vet these people,” Gingrich continued. “Let’s say we have only a one percent error rate – that would be 200. That’s 25 times the number it took to commit the Paris massacre.”
Gingrich was later asked if defunding the Syrian refugee program would be worth possibly shutting down the government - which needs a continuing resolution for funding this December.
“How could he (Obama) assert that bringing in Syrian refugees - at a time when we have had this massacre in Paris – is such a high priority that he’s prepared to close the government in order to bring in Syrian refugees?” Gingrich said.
* GOOD QUESTION! BUT WILL AND RYAN, MCCONNELL, AND THE MASS OF THE WASHINGTON GOP SERVE AMERICA'S INTERESTS OR KNUCKLE UNDER TO OBAMA? I'VE GOTTA SAY... I'M NOT OPTIMISTIC.
“Let’s see the three Democratic presidential candidates line up with him and say ‘yes’. Let’s have the 2016 election on the issue of whether or not we should make America as vulnerable as possible and maximize the risk to the American people.”