Tue Jan 10, 2017, 10:55 AM
Miles Archer (4,442 posts)
In 2015 interview, Sessions praised 1924 Law to "end indiscriminate acceptance of all races"
Jeff Sessions's Unqualified Praise for a 1924 Immigration Law
Trump’s pick for attorney general made the remarks during an interview with Breitbart’s Stephen Bannon, now an advisor to the president-elect.
Senator Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump’s nominee to run the Justice Department, once praised a 1924 immigration law whose chief author in the House once declared was intended to end “indiscriminate acceptance of all races.”
Sessions has long been a proponent of immigration restriction, and was one of the first to back Trump’s call on a ban on Muslims entering the United States during the primary.
During an October 2015 radio interview with Stephen Bannon of Breitbart, now a top adviser to the president-elect, Sessions praised the 1924 law saying that:
In seven years we'll have the highest percentage of Americans, non-native born, since the founding of the Republic. Some people think we've always had these numbers, and it's not so, it's very unusual, it's a radical change. When the numbers reached about this high in 1924, the president and congress changed the policy, and it slowed down immigration significantly, we then assimilated through the 1965 and created really the solid middle class of America, with assimilated immigrants, and it was good for America. We passed a law that went far beyond what anybody realized in 1965, and we're on a path to surge far past what the situation was in 1924.
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Tue Jan 10, 2017, 11:06 AM
pangaia (10,494 posts)
1. I still do not know what makes some people such horribly ugly human beings .
Genes? Upbringing? Early life experiences?
All of the above?
This man is truly one of the worst.