Apparently, the GOP has to pass immigration reform is they ever want to win again. I am sure Pelosi has the GOP's best interest at heart...
— House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says immigration reform is the
right thing for congressional Republicans “if they ever want to win a
The wide-ranging immigration bill approved by the
Democratic-controlled Senate last week faces tough opposition in the
Republican-controlled House. In the Senate, 14 Republicans joined all
Democratic senators and independents in the 68-32 vote.
In an interview that aired Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Pelosi
linked GOP support for the immigration overhaul with future success of
Republicans in political races, particularly for the White House.
“We wouldn’t even be where we are right now had it not been that 70
percent of Hispanics voted for President Obama, voted Democratic in the
last election,” she said. “That caused an epiphany in the Senate, that’s
for sure. So, all of a sudden now, we have already passed comprehensive
immigration reform in the Senate. That’s a big victory.”
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