Pelosi raises eyebrows, argues politicians should not be ‘suppressing the vote of newcomers to America’

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may have let the cat out of the bag when she argued this week that politicians should not be “suppressing the vote of our newcomers to America.”

“[N]ewcomers make America more American. And we want them, when they come here, to be fully part of our system and that means not suppressing the vote of our newcomers to America,” she said during a presentation regarding the “For the People Act of 2019,” or H.R. 1 on Tuesday.

The bill contains policy proposals designed to make it easier for anyone — including convicted felons and possibly illegal aliens as well — to vote in America’s local and national elections.

While it’s unclear who exactly Pelosi meant by “newcomers,” the evidence suggests she was referring to the illegal aliens who continue to stream across the southern U.S. border daily.

Listen to the full presentation below:

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Doggett, and Texas voting rights advocates hold a news conference on electoral reforms. (Courtesy: KTBC)

Posted by Fox News on Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Earlier in her remarks, she quoted a statement made by former President Ronald Reagan decades ago about the Statue of Liberty and how it serves as a “beacon of hope” to immigrants from overseas.

“Ronald Reagan said this, ‘This is the last speech I will make as President of the United States and I have a message I want to communicate to the country I love,'” the speaker said.

“He went on to talk about the Statue of Liberty and what it means to the world, that beacon of hope, what it means to people who have come here and seen that statue welcoming them. He said, ‘our ancestors, our grandparents, our parents.'”

It’s what she said next that’s troubling: “We, in California, see people coming from a different direction, but the same welcome. You see them coming, many from the south – from the southern border, but it should be the same welcome.”

The state with the most illegal aliens is California, according to data from the Pew Research Center. Coincidence or conspiracy?

The Democrat Party’s disturbing embrace of illegal aliens suggests it could be the latter. Multiple Democrat figures with significant political sway have endorsed granting a certain degree of voting rights to illegal aliens, including the woman chosen to deliver the Democrats’ rebuttal to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address last month, Stacey Abrams.

“I think there’s a difference between municipal and state and federal,” the failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate said in an interview just two months ago. “The granularity of what cities decide is so specific, as to, I think, allow for people to be participants in the process without it somehow undermining our larger democratic ethic that says that you should be a citizen to be a part of the conversation.”

When the interviewer asked her whether she’d therefore “be supportive of non-citizens voting,” she replied, “I wouldn’t be — I wouldn’t oppose it.”


Democrats across the country have also tried to and sometimes succeeded in giving illegal aliens healthcare (sometimes at the expense of actual taxpayers), driver’s licenses, welfare and more.

In the House speaker’s home state of California, where she enjoys seeing immigrants “coming, many from the south,” over a million illegal aliens had received a driver’s license as of March of 2018.

“[Illegal aliens] are getting tested, licensed and insured, and this is making our roads safer for everyone,” former California state assemblyman Luis Alejo, now a Monterey County supervisor, said excitedly at the time, adding that all this was the result of a 2013 bill designed to help illegal aliens “get to work, drive their children to school, and run everyday errands without the fear of being pulled over.”

Pelosi in particular is so favorable to illegal aliens that last month she thanked the parents of “Dreamers” for illegally dragging their children across the southern border.

“I say to their parents: Thank you for bringing these Dreamers to America. We’re in your debt for the courage it took, for you to take the risk, physically, politically, in every way, to do so,” she said.


Many children wind up being raped or trapped in “recycling” operations while crossing the border, but Pelosi never mentioned that.

Given her and her party’s history of catering to illegal aliens, it’s no wonder that many on the right, including the president’s son Donald Trump Jr., are responding so negatively to the remarks she made Tuesday.




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