The Washington Examiner: ‘Abolish ICE’ becomes rallying cry as Democrats move left on immigration

IRLI In The News

June 29, 2018

By W. James Antle III

If Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., signaled Republicans were going to oppose amnesty when he defeated then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s upset primary victory could mean more Democrats will want to abolish ICE.

Ocasio-Cortez toppled a member of leadership in Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., scuttling succession plans for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. But in addition to local and intraparty dynamics that played in her favor, she channeled liberal outrage over President Trump’s immigration crackdown and the family separation at the border. Read thefull story in The Washington Examiner.

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