Just when you thought Nancy Pelosi couldn’t be more unhinged.
The House Minority Leader called the illegal alien “Dreamers” patriots, and even seemed to suggest that President Trump would be “coming for the ‘dreamers’” the same way the U.S. government interned Japanese American citizens in camps during World War II.
“It’s an honor to be here with the Dreamers, the Dreamers who are perpetuating, advancing the American dream with their courage and their optimism and their inspiration, they make America more American,” she said to supporters and reporters in front of the Capitol Tuesday.
The California Democrat met with the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus and praised the recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, who were brought illegally to the U.S. as children. But she warned that those “Dreamers” may face an ominous future under Republicans.
“A week and a half ago, I was in Chicago, and I saw this art exhibit that I was invited to see. It’s called ‘And then they came for me,’ and it’s about the internment of the Japanese-American patriots in our country who were interned into camps during World War II while their family members were fighting for freedom for America and for the world in World War II,” Pelosi said.
— Jacob Wohl (@JacobAWohl) September 13, 2017
“And they came for me,and now they’re coming for the Dreamers,” she said.
Nancy, the difference is that the Japanese were already American citizens, the DACA children are here illegally as in not citizens.
— Larry Doyle (@ldoyle1955) September 12, 2017
“This is something—we owe these Dreamers for their patriotism, their courage, their optimism to come forward, but it’s about America too,” she went on. “The fight is for who we are as a country too. They are the manifestation of that fight right now. But we cannot let them come for them.”
— Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) September 12, 2017
She referred to President Trump’s decision to end DACA while allowing Congress six months to pass a form of DREAM Act legislation thereby giving legal status to those immigrants who came here illegally as children.
“So while the president thinks that giving six months time for Congress to act, we want to do that sooner. We want to do it within six weeks and hopefully we can by supporting the Dream Act that is in the House and the Senate,” Pelosi said.
Twitter users reminded Pelosi what a U.S. citizen actually is and called her out for her outrageous comparison.
Wake up right! Receive our free morning news blast HERE
Interned Japanese were American citizens, DACAs r illegals …. Poor comparison…but keep talking crazy, maybe they WILL b coming for you..
— Sam Gunner (@patrioticdrone) September 12, 2017
Wasn’t Democrat President FDR the one to make the decision to illegally lock them up?
— Richard Barnes (@rcbarnes334) September 12, 2017
This makes no sense.
— Diane Grooters (@DianeGrooters) September 13, 2017
There should be a qualification test requirement for anyone running for office. This is a ridiculous statement by one ignorant woman.
— Steel_PL8_Guy (@TJKrznar) September 13, 2017
When Obama said this was only a temporary fix, why didn’t you argue that? Why now, when the temporary is over, do you care? Just asking.
— Thomas Carow (@NavyChief77) September 12, 2017
your an idiot Nancy dear … many of the Japanese were U.S. citizens … get it, they we’re not illegals … stop smoking pot Nancy
— mitchel lewis (@seattlepackman) September 13, 2017
1.The Japanese that time were actually Americans
2.Japanese Americans never got deported
3.Illegals are not Americans
Don’t see comparison
— ✝️ Prophet Kek 💵 (@Griffis520) September 13, 2017
I am offended that she says the Dreamers are the bravest people she knows .
— Shar_RN (@shar_abbott) September 13, 2017
Latest posts by Frieda Powers (see all)
- Pelosi doubles down on her crumbs comment, but this time with more drama and ‘a box of processed food’ - February 16, 2018
- Trump blasts Democrats for abandoning DACA recipients: ‘Cannot believe’ how badly they’ve been treated - February 16, 2018
- Bongino’s response to Alyssa Milano’s gun tantrum starts with, ‘You’re so unbelievably ignorant and uninformed …’ - February 16, 2018