Memphis Drivers React to Being Stuck in Traffic Due to BLM Protest
Get Ready for Another Cynical, Useless, Gun-Control Push by Democrats
Anniversary of When Che Guevara 'Closed' on His Beachfront Mansion
Non-Competes Ban is Yet Another Sign of FTC Mission Creep
Memphis Police Make Dire Change In Police Unit Following Tyre Nichols Death
It Wasn't Long Before White Supremacy Was Compared To Police Brutality After Memphis...
Mayorkas Smuggled 100,000 Migrants Into the U.S. Through A Hidden Parole Pathway
Two Deputies Are Put On Leave Hours After the Brutal Tyre Nichols Video...
Paul Pelosi Attacker Delivers A Bone Chilling Message to A Local News Outlet
DeSantis Tightens the Reigns On Crime As Woke Prosecutors Continue to Push Soft-On-Crime...
Time For Palestinian Leaders to End “Pay-to-Slay” Terror Bounties
What Is Normal?
Idaho Scores A Win Against Homeless Encampments
Brett Kavanaugh Expresses His Opinion Of His Supreme Court Colleagues
DeSantis Expresses Disappointment Over Ronna McDaniel's RNC Leadership

De Blasio Defends Sanctuary Cities After Illegal Immigrant Victims' Families Join Trump Onstage

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio did not like what he heard during Donald Trump’s immigration speech Monday night. The liberal leader rejected the GOP nominee’s characterization of illegal immigrants.

“These are our fellow New Yorkers, we’re going to respect them, protect them, they’re part of our communities,” de Blasio said on the radio today, noting that roughly half a million city residents are undocumented. “We’re going to stop denying their existence or treating them like second-class citizens, and embrace them and work with them because they’re our neighbors. That’s the core concept.”

In particular, de Blasio disagreed with Trump’s plan to cut off funding from sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement in reporting illegal immigrants. In 2014, de Blasio signed a law that barred ICE from Rikers Island and prevented jails from complying with authorities when they knew they were housing illegal immigrants.

The families of victims killed by illegal immigrants joined Trump onstage Monday night after his speech, illustrating how the government’s policies have directly harmed Americans.

How insensitive that de Blasio would defend New York’s relaxed immigration policies after such a painful visual.

Join the conversation as a VIP Member


Trending on Townhall Video