Please disable your Ad Blocker to better interact with this website.

Scott says “there is no such thing as a sanctuary city”
FeaturedU.S. Congress

Scott says “there is no such thing as a sanctuary city”

543
0
0SHARES

The New York Times has reported that during his recent trip to Calexico, California, President Donald Trump allegedly told Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan that he would pardon him if he was ever jailed for breaking and arrested for preventing illegal immigrants entry into the U.S.

Democrats were quick to pounce on the story.

Rep. Jerry Nadler (D), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, who is pushing for continued investigations into the Trump administration, told CNN’s Jake Tapper this past Sunday that this was just “another instance of the president’s contempt for law.”

Trending: Megan Rapinoe : The American Disgrace

One of Trump’s staunches supporters and friends in the U.S. Congress, Florida Sen. Rick Scott (R), also appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday morning program with Jake Tapper to discuss the president’s alleged promise to McAleenan.

take our poll - story continues below

Do you support President Trump's plan to impose tariffs on Mexico?

  • Do you support President Trump's plan to impose tariffs on Mexico?

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Floridian Press updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

When asked if he believed Trump had the right to break the law, Scott simply said that he felt the president is “very frustrated” because the wasn’t being secured because “Democrats are stopping” the border patrol from doing their job of securing the U.S. southern border.

“We have to comply with every law Everybody does. There is no such thing as a sanctuary city, you don’t get to pick and choose a law,” said Scott.

Sanctuary Cities

Trump said that  he has the “absolute legal right” to send detained illegal immigrants and transport them “sanctuary cites.”

“You don’t get to pick and choose which laws you comply with.,” said Scott, adding that Americans “don’t want illegal immigration,” instead want “legal immigration.”

0SHARES
Tagged:

Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning South Florida-based political journalist owns Diverse New Media, Corp. which publishes Floridianpress.com, Judicialpost.com, shark-tank.com, and Hispolitica.com He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming and biking. He ran as a Republican in the 2018 congressional primary race in Florida's CD 22. Javier is also a political consultant, and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at www.brownpeople.org Email him at [email protected]

Trump
FeaturedFloridaFlorida Politics
Florida Democrats Focused on Impeaching President Trump
Marco Rubio
FeaturedFloridaFlorida Politics
Rubio “not against” cosponsoring DACA bill With Rick Scott
Earlier in the day, Senator Rick Scott had said he would be open to sponsoring or [...]
Marco Rubio
Email FeatureEmail FeaturedFeatured
Rubio votes against Trump’s border emergency declaration
Trump’s response to the vote was very swift, simple and to the point, tweeting “VETO!”