A veterans group is going after Elizabeth Warren (and other Democrats) for putting illegal immigrants at the top of their priorities while ignoring the needs of American vets.
This goes right to the heart of what Trump has been saying for the last two years about putting Americans first and taking care of our heroes in the military.
The Boston Herald reported:
Veterans group blasts Elizabeth Warren
A local veterans’ advocacy group is blasting Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and other state Democrats for their support of illegal immigrants, calling it “selfish political theater” and demanding they put veterans’ services at the top of their list — or feel the heat.
“We’d like to see our leaders re-examine their priorities, put this at the forefront — if we have to, we’ll knock on some doors in D.C.,” said John MacDonald of Veterans Assisting Veterans. “We need to take care of veterans first before we decide to take care of people who are illegally here.”
In a two-page open letter to “all Americans,” the group — which has funded all-terrain wheelchairs for local vets as well as horse therapy at Ironstone Farm in Andover — slams the “selfish blatant ignorance of the politicians that have chosen illegal immigrants over US Veterans” and calls for readers to support VAV’s cause.
The letter also targets U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, U.S. Reps. Michael Capuano and Seth Moulton — an Iraq war veteran — and Mayor Martin J. Walsh for failing to speak out about veteran homelessness and health care problems, specifically calling out Warren and her “misguided antics.”
Two men from the group recently appeared on FOX News. Here are some details from the appearance via the FOX News Insider:
“There’s hundreds of veterans dying every day. … Why don’t we address those problems first, and then we’ll worry about other people coming into our country,” said Dennis Moschella, the group’s president.
The group would like to see the veterans be supported first, since they are the ones providing the lawmakers the opportunity to speak on these immigration issues by serving their country.
The group’s spokesman John MacDonald said Veterans Assisting Veterans is by no means anti-immigration and in fact salutes the countless immigrants who have fought for America.
“Elizabeth Warren and people like her seem to have a very hard time understanding the difference between legal and illegal. … It seems to be the fact that she’s more interested in creating political theater than she is in helping Americans,” MacDonald said.
Watch the video below:
These men are exactly right.
We should be taking care of vets before we worry about people in the country illegally.