South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, running for the Democrat presidential nomination, claims President Trump is purposefully causing a surge of illegal immigration at the United States-Mexico border to “benefit politically.”
In an interview with Axios on HBO, Buttigieg said he “wouldn’t put it past” Trump to cause a surge of illegal immigration at the southern border to use the issue in the 2020 presidential election, a conspiracy touted by a number of Democrat lawmakers.
“Look, it’s worth having a conversation about border security in the context of comprehensive immigration reform, but President Trump is wrong in his approach on this issue, at every point. From the near-term part, which is horrible policies like family separation and also kind of thoughtlessly using U.S. troops as props on the border, to the big picture, which is that this would not be such a problem if we had stability in Central American countries. And it turns out that immigration is more useful to this president as a crisis unsolved than it would be as an achievement if he actually fixed it. We could fix it. I mean there’s enough of a consensus among the American people and even in Washington about the terms of bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform and yet they still can’t deliver because the president needs this to be a problem for his domestic political purposes.”
Like all the Democrat front-runners in the presidential primary, Buttigieg supports amnesty for all illegal aliens living in the U.S. — a plan that would be a boon to the big business lobby and corporate executives who could drive down American wages thanks to the newly legalized foreign labor pool.
Buttigieg said he would only consider securing the U.S.-Mexico border from mass illegal immigration if amnesty for all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens living in the country were also considered.
In South Bend, Buttigieg worked with an open borders organization to gift illegal aliens a special ID card. The IDs are given out by the local open borders group to ensure that federal immigration officials do not have access to the illegal aliens’ information and, thus, are unable to arrest and deport them.
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