“Angel mom” Mary Ann Mendoza, the mother of deceased Arizona police Sgt. Brandon Mendoza, knows what it feels like to lose a loved one because of the obstinate refusal by Democrats to simply allow America’s law enforcement officers to enforce the country’s immigration laws.
“On May 12, 2014, [Brandon] was on his way home from work, and a three-time legal limit drunk, repeat illegal alien criminal high on meth had driven over 35 miles the wrong way on four different freeways in Phoenix before slamming head-on into my son,” she said Saturday on Fox News.
At the time of her son’s death in 2014, Mendoza noted that the man who killed her son had been able to do so because of Democrat-driven policies that allow criminal aliens to remain in America.
“The prosecutors were ‘lenient’ on him and several charges were dismissed,” she wrote in a letter at the time to then-President Barack Obama about the criminal history of her son’s killer.
“When he was convicted of these crimes in 1994 and the government knew he was in the country illegally, why wasn’t he deported? Why are any of these illegal criminals in this country?”
The latest tragedy happened in California, where last Wednesday, the day after Christmas, criminal alien suspect Gustavo Perez Arriaga opened fire on and murdered Newman Police Department Cpl. Ronil Singh, a legal immigrant, after Singh pulled him over for a traffic violation.
Just like with the man who murdered Mendoza’s son, it turns out that Arriaga had previously been arrested on other charges but never transferred into the custody of immigration authorities.
Arriaga had specifically benefited from the far left’s “sanctuary city” policies. Thanks to these policies, he was not transferred into the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement when local authorities arrested him two times in the past for driving under the influence.
But why do these policies exist? According to Mendoza, it’s because of Democrat political leaders like House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
“I look at Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer that they’re actually committing treasonous acts against the American people when they are placing illegal aliens and their rights and their protection ahead of their fellow American citizens who have actually voted them into office and who are paying their salaries in D.C.,” she argued Saturday on Fox News.
“And every politician in D.C. should be listening closely to the American people right now because we have woken up, and we’re tired of the lies that come out of their mouth.”
“Nancy has the gall to stand in front of the camera and say, ‘Criminals don’t come over the border. They don’t bring diseases. They don’t bring crime.'”
Both Pelosi and Schumer likewise bear responsibility for President Donald Trump’s inability to meet his campaign obligations and construct a much-needed wall along the U.S. southern border.
Two weeks ago House Republicans passed a spending bill that included funding for the wall. Because of obstruction by Pelosi and Schumer, the bill remains stalled while America’s border remains unsecured.
Democrats have defended this obstruction by trotting out arguments such as the claim that bona fide Americans allegedly commit more crimes than illegals. Why this is relevant is unclear.
“The acceptable amount of crime in our country committed against American citizens by illegal aliens is zero,” Mendoza noted. “The argument they commit less crime than Americans is a non-issue.”
It’s a non-issue because illegal aliens wouldn’t be able to commit any crimes in the first place were they not allowed to cross into the United States and set up shop in “sanctuary cities.”
“The amount of crime we should accept is zero. And this is just another death that’s added to the toll of tens of thousands of Americans who’ve been killed by illegal alien criminals in our country.”
While this valid point has been noted by conservatives numerous times, Democrats and their media allies refuse to acknowledge it. Instead, they’ve taken to attacking “angel parents” like Mendoza by portraying them as “hateful and obsessive racists for supporting stricter enforcement of immigration laws and harsh punishments for their kids’ murderers,” according to NewsBusters.
— MediaResearchCenter (@theMRC) December 29, 2018
Yet despite the left’s narrative, it’s clear that a majority of Americans back “angel moms” like Mendoza, not to mention the man trying to bring them justice, President Trump.
??AMERICAN PATRIOTS AGREE!??Chuck Schumer & Nancy Pelosi are just playing politics with the safety of American citizens! They are solely interested in taking down President Trump instead of helping to secure the border! How many deaths will it take? https://t.co/MEAl4YyBmK
— Diane Boyd (@Boyd_2650) December 30, 2018
See Mr. President. You have the people on your side. It’s the Dems that are the rogue element. Don’t give in and don’t make any deals for anything less than what you demanded!!! https://t.co/gAkFpXKj1Q
— Spiegey (@Spiegey63) December 30, 2018
#AngelMom Mary Ann Mendoza @mamendoza480 drops MOAB!
“I look at Nancy Pelosi & Chuck Schumer that they’re actually committing treasonous acts against the American people, when they’re putting illegal aliens’ rights & their protection ahead of their fellow American Citizens.”
— ??RespectTheAnthem?? (@AnthemRespect) December 29, 2018
Never forget the little girl who was murdered by MS -13 who’s mom was invited to @realDonaldTrump inauguration who was then later killed mysteriously visiting her daughter’s grave! @NancyPelosi @chuckschumer Angel families are real and they know y’all don’t give a damn about em!
— Stillnotafollower (@Stillnotafollo1) December 30, 2018
@NancyPelosi Care to comment about an illegal alien killing a cop? How about your comments to an #angelmom a few years ago on CNN? Over 1000 Americans dead in the last few years by illegal aliens, and you don’t give a damn. So sad.
— MooStache (ex Democrat) (@Moostached) December 30, 2018
Many Patriots, We the People do not agree with you, nor do the thousands of @AngelFamilies born at the hand of Democratic Policies that aid and abet the ILLEGAL ALIEN MURDERERS of their LOVED ONES. While @NancyPelosi gets another MASSAGE on her Vacation, ANGEL MOMS visit a GRAVE!
— #DemExitDeplorable⭐️⭐️⭐️ #IndependentAmerican (@MiddleClazzMom) December 30, 2018
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