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Tonight just what you expected everyone and I mean everyone claiming victory Republicans Democrats even President Obama and governor brewer.
The Supreme Court wasn't unanimous either at least not do some things president Bob was quick to comment saying in part.
What this decision makes unmistakably clear is that congress must act on comprehensive immigration reform.
-- Patrick of state laws is not a solution to our broken immigration system it's part of the problem.
And get a sudden political -- pres Obama's 2008 opponent Senator John McCain saying today's ruling appears to validate a key component of Arizona's.
Immigration law we spoke with Senator McCain a short time ago.
Nice to see you sir thank you Greta.
Our big decision of the United States Supreme Court today and as you might imagine governor Jan Brewer wasn't too happy she said it part.
The Obama administration -- the people -- airs on at every turn downplaying the threat the porous border poses to our citizens.
-- the governor.
Well I agree with that -- and the point is to that.
The irony here.
Is that the reason why Arizona enacted SP 1070 because of -- immense frustration.
Over the federal government's either I'm -- unable or unwilling to.
Secure our borders says everyone agrees it was most poorest part of our US Mexico border.
-- -- -- on the Mexico border for reasons we won't go into but.
So we were frustrated pass a law now the Supreme Court says that we can't enforce our borders.
And at the same time obviously the federal government won't.
Now there have been some improvements in border security but I can tell you right now Arizona is still the place where coyote spring.
People across her -- is still the main place where drugs come across our borders there are guides sun mountain tops in Arizona.
Guiding these drug -- -- -- to Phoenix where drug -- distributed throughout the country.
Our wildlife refugees -- -- accepts our our wildlife refuge is.
Are being destroyed -- wildfire and we have we have concrete evidence that some of the fires have been started.
By illegal immigrants who -- cross our border.
The damage to our to our Jessica's been horrendous and of course a lot of people have died in the desert because they've been deserted by the coyotes -- they got lost or something so none of those seem to be bothering.
And for them to not to help us secure our borders and in my view is -- worsened ironic.
Part in July of 2010 President Obama gave a speech and -- -- quoted he mentioned you rather.
He talked about how in 2007 there was a bipartisan effort to pass a comprehensive.
Immigration reform and in his speech he talks about basically wanted to do something about.
Immigration what happened Simpson and what happened to the 2007 -- 2007 it was supposed -- people on the right and people on the left and was very tough is the stuff first.
-- -- and legislative effort I've ever been involved and we had agreement Ted Kennedy and I did that we would vote against amendments that would cripple the milk even if it was something we didn't believe -- but would have -- Crippling effect.
Then general -- attached himself to our group.
Lady he was -- do you senator -- efforts short and so although we didn't show up very much like the fact is just up where.
Well we -- have meetings every morning in the pro right off the floor of the senate where we discuss what was happening during the day most the time he didn't show up -- I'm not.
Maybe had I think should do.
But the fact is that he proposed an amendment.
On the agriculture job spill which is you know wish opposed by organized labor.
The would have -- sedated and other words -- did did the enforcement of that implementation of that.
While the rest of the legislation would have gone through that was in one of the goals of the farmers union -- -- and that -- reunions so.
Under the agreement he shouldn't even -- -- propose an amendment but he should look -- post it.
Ted Kennedy was very upset the Barack Obama and so was -- and so by the way -- senator Lindsey Graham who went to the floor.
And spoke very strongly about this kind of action because -- had an amendment it passed it would have destroyed.
Gaining since then Senator Obama specifically as the one who was innocent -- and 2007 was one of them several there were several.
But he was the only one that I can recall -- joined our group and then turned around.
And proposed amendment that if -- past.
He would have destroyed.
Obviously the bill and of course the vote was also -- 4948.
So -- made a difference who is on board and who was not.
Well I think he may have been on board and the final vote but the amendment that he supported and -- -- was proposing would -- would have destroyed the -- agreement -- -- -- I and so.
As even as have been any effort by anybody to do a comprehensive.
Immigration reform by Republicans Democrats or the present.
Since I pressed the president was running in 2008.
Then Senator Obama promised to bring up comprehensive immigration reform not the DREAM Act.
Comprehensive immigration reform -- -- number one priority as president.
For two year option for two years the president had secured votes in the senate.
And overwhelming majorities in the house no legislative proposal came from the present United States on comprehension immigration reform.
You can determine what the president's priorities -- then.
Let's just -- -- did and why does he album -- do you think that did -- -- some particular.
Just like of Arizona.
Or is it -- a good fight.
Toward truly believes industry thinks is a better plan or terrorism is just dead wrong what's what do much -- not.
My thought is that in order for the -- United States to be reelected he has to have very solid support.
Amongst Hispanic community so as a -- political.
I I cannot believe that political calculations are not a major part of this otherwise he would have.
Proposed comprehensive immigration reform back in 2009.
When he was first -- United States and I want to emphasize again.
Arizona's citizens who were fed up an angry because.
He in the southern part of my state there was rancher who was shot and killed there -- people who didn't feel safe in their own homes in the southern part of mice.
My state in the Tucson.
Area and so of course the people of Arizona were frustrated and that's one of the reasons why this bill was passed because the federal government and not done its job.
And now the federal government ironing my niece is gonna do less.
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