Pelosi: Boehner Using Word ‘Alien’ to Describe Illegals is 'Reprehensible'

Leah Barkoukis
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Posted: Jun 20, 2014 3:16 PM
Pelosi: Boehner Using Word ‘Alien’ to Describe Illegals is 'Reprehensible'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi rebuked House Speaker John Boehner on Friday for calling illegal immigrants ‘aliens’ in a tweet he sent out.

“Mr. Speaker, these comments and labels are inexcusable and reprehensible — no one should be politicizing the ordeal of these children in such a manner,” Pelosi’s office said.

Newsflash, NP: ‘alien’ is the correct legal term—even DHS uses it (Unaccompanied Alien Children).