A day later, Scott Walker adopts Trump's policies on Immigration



Scott Walker said on Monday for the first time that he supports building a wall at the southern border, and ending birthright citizenship, a day after Donald Trump endorsed the same policies.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said on Monday that his immigration proposals were "very similar" to those of the real estate magnate, who over the weekend released a tough new plan exclusively focused on enforcement and cracking down on unauthorized immigrants. Walker said that he, too, wanted to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, which is one of Trump's most controversial proposals.

"Earlier in the year, I was on 'Fox News Sunday' and laid out what I thought we should do, which is secure the border, which means build the wall, have the technology, have the personnel to make sure it's safe and secure," Walker said in an interview with Fox News.

The governor and presidential contender was referring to a March interview in which he did not mention a wall, but discussed the need to crack down on illegal immigration more generally.

This is true. As recently as last week in an interview with Breitbart, when asked directly if he supported a border wall, he refused to answer directly, saying only he supported "infrastructure" and "technology" and "personnel". He has never directly said he supported a border wall or fence until today, and he is misrepresenting his past support of it.

In 2013, Walker advocated for "a saner way to let people into the country" rather than focusing only on border security or the construction of a wall to address the status of millions of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.

"You hear some people talk about border security and a wall and all that," he said at the time. "To me, I don't know that you need any of that if you had a better, saner way to let people into the country in the first place."

He now says he has changed his mind, and argues that the country must first beef up its border security before dealing with undocumented immigrants, a more typical conservative stance.

Walker is now saying he also wants to end birthright citizenship, which has been abused to create "anchor babies". Or does he?

(Asked directly at the Iowa State Fair on Monday if he supported ending birthright citizenship, Mr. Walker said he did but would not say whether that meant he would deport the children of undocumented immigrants.)

Walker also criticized Congress for caving in on Obamacare and not trying to defund amnesty.

In an interview Monday on Glenn Beck’s radio show, Mr. Walker said he agreed with Mr. Beck’s assertion that Republican leaders like Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, “are part of the problem” for the party.

“Yes. I hear it all the time and I share that sentiment,” Mr. Walker said. “We were told if Republicans got the majority in the United States Senate, there would be a bill on the president’s desk to repeal Obamacare. It is August. Where is that bill? Where was that vote?”

Mr. Walker also criticized Republican congressional leaders for not trying to block President Obama’s executive order of amnesty for millions of undocumented immigrants.

But, here's the problem: this is the very first time Scott Walker has said any of these things. Unlike someone like Ted Cruz, who has a record of resistance to GOP obedience to Obama on many issues, Walker's history of criticizing the Republican Congressional leadership only goes back to August 17, 2015.

According to the latest Fox News national poll of registered voters -- the first such poll since the GOP debate on Aug. 6 -- Walker trails behind Trump, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.

This is cause and effect. He drops in the polls, and suddenly starts talking tougher on immigration.Would he have done the same if he were still number one in Iowa?

Scott Walker has a credibility problem, and he only compounds it when he says he supported things (like a border wall) which he never explicitly has before. Coming out and endorsing an end to birthright citizenship, a day after Trump does, looks too much like me-tooism. And for his belated attack on the Republican Congressional leadership, well, why was he silent until now? I'm having real trouble believing anything he says, and I question the double-think of supporters who will say he was always for these things even though he never spoke about them until today.



Related articles:
Scott Walker still evasive on border security and immigration

Scott Walker praises stadium funding that benefits $150,000 donor

Why Scott Walker has dropped to third in Iowa








Do Conservative websites demean themselves with super-sexualized ads?


Do Conservative websites demean themselves with super-sexualized ads?
CONTINUE READING




Liberals worry too many white people in ballet audiences


When you and I go to the ballet, we focus on the young, athletic, undoubtedly 100% heterosexual men in tight tights prancing on tippy toes and leaping across the stage. But when liberals go to the ballet, they are too distracted to watch what's happening on the stage, instead, looking at the audience and thinking, "Oh my god, why are there so many white people here!"
CONTINUE READING Related articles:
Is it a good idea to put black balls in the water supply?

Should the "Black Lives Matter" vandal be lauded or chided?

Will Bernie Sander's new black face keep #Blacklivesmatters thugs away?



Donald Trump calls out hypocrisy of Silicon Valley on Immigration and "Diversity"


While I question his authenticity, there is no question that Donald Trump is doing a great service to the Republicans by taking on topics that were formerly untouchable. The most prominent of course is illegal immigration, but now Trump has taken on the Silicon Valley moguls who are pushing for more legal immigration which displace American workers.
CONTINUE READING Related articles:
August 16th Trump much stronger than July 29th Trump on illegal immigration

Trump shows dangerous naivete on Iran Deal

Donald Trump supports legal residency for "good" illegal aliens



Was Kayla Mueller really an ISIS sex slave, or something else?


Over the past few days it had been reported that aid worker Kayla Mueller, captured by ISIS, was used repeatedly as a sex slave by their leader, Abu Bakr-al Baghdadi. But then an odd detail came out: Kayla refused to try to escape from her captivity.
CONTINUE READING Related articles:
Google Maps has layers for traffic, terrain, bicycling, and now airstrikes

A Psychoanalysis of the APA's decision to surrender the war on terror

Pentagon asks civilians to stop defending its unarmed soldiers



August 16th Trump much stronger than July 29th Trump on illegal immigration


I cannot support a candidate for President who has not been consistent on the subject of illegal immigration for at least 30 days. That's why I have a problem with Donald Trump, even though he came out today with a plan, which, in some respects, is the most detailed and forceful one I've seen for dealing with illegal aliens:
CONTINUE READING Related articles:
Trump shows dangerous naivete on Iran Deal

Donald Trump supports legal residency for "good" illegal aliens

Trump, harshest on illegal aliens, leads with Hispanics in Nevada



Trump shows dangerous naivete on Iran Deal


For Donald Trump, the Iranian nuclear deal is like a business contract, like one would negotiate with a realtor on Central Park West.
CONTINUE READING Related articles:
Donald Trump supports legal residency for "good" illegal aliens

Trump, harshest on illegal aliens, leads with Hispanics in Nevada

Why Trump's flipflop on Planned Parenthood is so important



What if Israeli bombs killed 80 civilians in a marketplace?


When HAMAS launched its latest war against Israel last year, Arabs by the millions marched in Europe and other places. Jews were attacked on the streets of Paris and other cities because, apologists told us, Arabs were angry that Israel was firing back at its Gaza attackers, and hitting some civilians in the process. (HAMAS purposely placed its rocket launchers in civilian neighborhoods to maximize civilian casualties on both sides.)
CONTINUE READING Related articles:
Guess which US funded ally said "Israel must be destroyed"?

Christians disappearing from Iraq, can you guess why?

How Israel deals with its illegal alien problem



Donald Trump supports legal residency for "good" illegal aliens


Donald Trump seems toughest on illegal immigration because he is most outspokens of the perils of it. But on policy issues, he is far from the most conservative candidate on this issue. In fact, he supports amnesty for some illegal aliens:
CONTINUE READING Related articles:
Trump, harshest on illegal aliens, leads with Hispanics in Nevada

Why Trump's flipflop on Planned Parenthood is so important

Do Trump supporters care what part of Megyn Kelly's body he was thinking of?



Do you know anyone who votes for a candidate because of lawn signs?


As I read about Hillary Clinton and other political ghouls descending on the Iowa Fair I shake my head in wonder. They aren't going to get to interact in any meaningful way with more than a handful of voters. If they sway votes, it will be because voters see Hillary Clinton putting a foot long in her mouth or Bernie Sanders making a hairpiece out of cotton candy. In other words, totally irrelevant information.
CONTINUE READING

A review of the inconsistencies of the major GOP candidates


On Mark Levin's show on Friday he asked the question, "What is the process of the Republican primary process?"
CONTINUE READING Related articles:
Phony Obamacare lawsuit makes House GOP look tough on Obama

Elizabeth Warren's analysis of the GOP conservatives can agree with

The smart way to hold the Republican debates




Next Page





Search Topic Areas
o Donald Trump
o Best articles
o Abortion
o Economy
o Education
o Environment
o Hairy feminists
o Gay agenda
o Gun control
o Illegal aliens
o Pop culture
o Radical islam
o Republicans
o Reverse Racism
o Ted Cruz
o Transvestite agenda




NewsMachete.com Copyright 2015
Feedback


Who is NewsMachete?

Privacy policy
Search Topic Areas
o Donald Trump
o Best articles
o Abortion
o Economy
o Education
o Environment
o Hairy feminists
o Gay agenda
o Gun control
o Illegal aliens
o Pop culture
o Radical islam
o Republicans
o Reverse Racism
o Ted Cruz
o Transvestite agenda