In response to the Annapolis shooting, Democrat Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says that assault weapons, bump stocks, and high capacity magazines need to be banned. The shooter used a shotgun:
In response to the Annapolis shooting, Democrat Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says that assault weapons, bump stocks, and high capacity magazines need to be banned.
The shooter used a shotgun pic.twitter.com/ynCYSt7YTb
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) June 29, 2018
Gillibrand also followed the radical premise that ICE should be abolished. Not a winner as far as Americans are concerned. Polls say that most Americans want secure borders and want illegals deported.
Democrat Sen Gillibrand: “I believe you should get rid of [ICE], start over, reimagine it, and build something that actually works
— Cuomo Prime Time (@CuomoPrimeTime) June 29, 2018
The Hill reports:
In an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo, the New York Democrat was asked whether she agreed with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who defeated 10-term incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) in a primary Tuesday while running on a platform to fully shut down ICE.
“Well, I agree with it. I don’t think ICE today is working as intended,” Gillibrand said, referring to Ocasio-Cortez’s platform.
Pressed on the issue by Cuomo, Gillibrand went further than her liberal colleagues including Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), who have called for the agency to be examined but not fully abolished.
“I believe that it has become a deportation force. And I think you should separate out the criminal justice from the immigration issues,” she continued. “I think you should reimagine ICE under a new agency, with a very different mission, and take those two missions out. So we believe that we should protect families that need our help, and that is not what ICE is doing today.”
“And that’s why I believe you should get rid of it, start over, reimagine it and build something that actually works,” she added.