Rep. Luis Gutiérrez’s Two Speeches Railing Against New GOP Immigration Bills

Jun 29, 2017
4:03 PM

UPDATE: Both the bills passed, and both had support form Democrats. No, seriously, they did.

With the House of Representatives ready to vote on two GOP-sponsored immigration bills many immigration rights groups and Latino Democratic leaders are calling flat out racist, Rep. Luis Guitiérrez has already spoken twice this week in Congress about the bills. Here is the first video from Wednesday:

And here is the one from Thursday:

“[T]he question is not whether or not these bills will pass the House…but whether Democrats will be tempted to vote for tough-sounding measures because they are afraid to be labeled by conservative talk-radio hosts as weak on punishing the ‘Mexican murderers and rapists’ they think are lurking in American every alley.”