Tom Cotton: ‘The Democrats’ Obsession over Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants Simply Is Not Popular’
COTTON: "I think what we learned is that the American people don’t want to have the government shut down for illegal immigration. You know, we’re now on the back side of this shutdown, thankfully, but what we have seen is that the Democrats’ obsession over amnesty for illegal immigrants simply is not popular. And I think that’s significantly strengthened our hand going into these immigration negotiations to have a responsible bill for the DACA population while also controlling for those side effects, building a wall, securing our border and ending chain migration. The Democrats badly overplayed their hand here. They ought not to have done it. I’m glad the shutdown is over and that people can get back to work in the government serving the American people."