Democrats have been saying they want to abolish ICE. Some of them are even calling for open borders. But one Democrat Rep., Tom Suozzi of New York, admitted in a recent interview that this is not a winning strategy.
The Washington Free Beacon reports:
Dem Rep: ‘Open Borders Is Not a Winning Policy’
Rep. Tom Suozzi (D., N.Y.) lambasted the issue of “open borders” on Friday, claiming it was not a policy on which Democrats should stake their hopes for victory in the coming midterm elections.
Suozzi, one of only 18 Democrats to break with his party and vote in favor of a House resolution expressing support for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) earlier this week, made the admission during an appearance on “Fox and Friends.”
While discussing immigration with one of the show’s co-hosts, Pete Hegseth, the congressman was asked if he agreed with comments made by President Donald Trump alleging Democrats had a political “death wish” with their calls to abolish ICE, the federal agency responsible for enforcing immigration laws.
“Things like abolish[ing] ICE, open borders, things like sanctuary cities – are those winning policies for Democrats?” Hegseth questioned.
Suozzi, who’s serving his first term in the House of Representatives from a swing district in the New York City suburbs, stated that open borders “is not a winning” issue. The congressman further elaborated that he, “as most Democrats,” was a “strong” proponent of border security.
“Open borders is not a winning policy,” Suozzi said. “I’m a strong supporter, as are most Democrats, of strong border security.”
Watch the video:
He’s absolutely right.