Harry Reid In 1993: ‘No Sane Country’ Would Give Citizenship To People Born From Illegal Aliens

H/T Right Wing Folks.

I can say this is one occasion I agree with Dingy Harry Reid(D-NV).

 One of the authors of the 14th  Amendment Sen. Jacob Howard(R) of Michigan said meaning the 14th Amendment… “This will not, of course, include persons born in the United States who are foreigners, aliens, who belong to the families of ambassadors or foreign ministers…” It was expressly intended to confer citizenship to slaves and their descendants.

Senator Turd(Ted) Kenndy(D-MA) with the help of radical judges in the 1960’s say the 14th amendment gave citizenship to children of illegals born in America.

This was meant to help keep a permanent underclass of welfare-dependent DemocRat voters. 

President Donald Trump said on Monday that he would pursue an executive order to outlaw birthright citizenship just days before the November midterm elections, which, as expected, caused a meltdown from the political Left.

“It was always told to me that you needed a constitutional amendment,” Trump said in an interview. “Guess what? You don’t. You can definitely do it with an act of Congress. But now they’re saying I can do it just with an executive order…We’re the only country in the world where a person comes in and has a baby, and the baby is essentially a citizen of the United States…with all of those benefits. It’s ridiculous. It’s ridiculous. And it has to end.”

Democratic politicians and left-leaning organizations immediately jumped on Trump’s comments, claiming that he was trying to “fan the flames of anti-immigrant” hate and that he was trying to “incite his base.”

“This is a blatantly unconstitutional attempt to fan the flames of anti-immigrant hatred in the days ahead of the midterms,” the ACLU tweeted. “The 14th Amendment’s citizenship guarantee is clear. You can’t erase the Constitution with an executive order, @realDonaldTrump.”

Senator Mazie Hirono

@maziehirono

The 14th Amendment confers U.S. citizenship to persons born in the United States. To incite his base, @realDonaldTrump wants to change the Constitution by fiat. Ours is a country governed by rule of law and Donald Trump is not king.

Martin O’Malley

@MartinOMalley

Denying birth certificates to US citizens is not only outrageous, it’s unconstitutional. The 14th Amendment could not be clearer. Citizenship is a human right.

As Democrats were quick to attack Trump over his comments, a 1993 video from former Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) made the rounds on social media.

“If making it easy to be an illegal alien isn’t enough, how about offering a reward for being an illegal immigrant? No sane country would do that, right? Guess again,” Reid said. “If you break our laws by entering this country without permission and give birth to a child, we reward that child with U.S. citizenship and guarantee a full access to all public and social services that this society provides, and that’s a lot of services.”

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