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Disgusted ICE Agent Faces Down ‘Gang of Eight’ in Dramatic Senate Testimony (Video)
Stand With Arizona ^ | 04-27-2013 | John Hill

Posted on 04/27/2013 10:01:13 AM PDT by montag813

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“Never before have I seen such contempt for law enforcement officers
as what I’ve seen from the Gang of Eight”
- Chris Crane, ICE Agent union president.

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Last week, ICE union chief Chris Crane won a stunning initial court victory in his lawsuit against the Obama Administration. As we reported, Federal Judge Federal Judge Reed O’Connor told the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that they had no power to refuse to deport illegal aliens, and that he was likely to strike down Obama's virtual "DACA" amnesty for millions of illegal aliens. The ruling stunned Washington, and Crane's lawsuit could derail Obama's four-year effort to undermine immigration enforcement nationwide.

In Senate testimony (video below), President of the National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council Crane slammed the Obama administration and the Senate’s Gang of Eight for including advocates for illegal aliens, but excluding law enforcement from providing input on the new 'immigration reform' legislation.

Crane testified before the Senate expressing his disgust that law enforcement was shut out of the negotiations on immigration reform. Crane was sitting right next to National Council of La Raza ("The Race") president Janet Murguia when he made his comments. La Raza - a racist intimidation group originally funded by the Mexican Government - was outrageously welcomed to help write the immigration bill, while law enforcement agents were shunned.

Crane recounted to the Judiciary Committee how he was physically escorted out of a Gang of Eight press conference last week and “spoken to with anger and disrespect.”

“Never before have I seen such contempt for law enforcement officers as what I’ve seen from the Gang of Eight,” he said.

Crane told the Judiciary Committee:

Lawmaking in our nation has indeed taken a strange twist. Senators invite illegal aliens to testify before Congress…but American citizens working as law enforcement officers within our nation’s broken immigration system are purposely excluded from the process and prohibited from providing input.

Suffice it to say, following the Boston terrorist attack, I was appalled to hear the Gang of Eight telling America that its legislation was what American law enforcement needs.

Crane criticized Obama and Congress for choosing a path of legalization for illegals rather than allowing immigration agents to crackdown on enforcement.

“Unbelievably, [this bill] gives far greater authority to the president and secretary of DHS. Exactly the opposite of what our country needs to create a consistent and effective immigration system,” Crane concluded.

Watch video below of ICE union chief Crane’s stunning testimony before the Senate Judiciary committee:

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1 posted on 04/27/2013 10:01:13 AM PDT by montag813
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To: montag813

How long until he’s Breitbarted?


2 posted on 04/27/2013 10:04:53 AM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: lonevoice

What a brave man with principles and conviction. He stands with the Constitution and we should stand with him. This was a huge first victory in the courts.


3 posted on 04/27/2013 10:10:44 AM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: Pride in the USA

He is also a former Marine, and friend of slain Border agent Brian Terry.


4 posted on 04/27/2013 10:12:19 AM PDT by montag813
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To: bgill

Praying for protection


5 posted on 04/27/2013 10:16:49 AM PDT by easternsky
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To: easternsky

The question is, who will get to him first, Obama or McCain?


6 posted on 04/27/2013 10:39:46 AM PDT by DPMD
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To: montag813

A good argument for public service unions. This is what they are for.To stand up for professional standards of service.


7 posted on 04/27/2013 10:41:45 AM PDT by RobbyS
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Bookmarking


8 posted on 04/27/2013 10:45:02 AM PDT by RandallFlagg
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To: montag813
La Raza - a racist intimidation group originally funded by the Mexican Government - was outrageously welcomed to help write the immigration bill, while law enforcement agents were shunned.

Three and half more years of this! The RNC better throw everything they got at 2014. The House must be kept and the Senate won. Yes, I know it will be the feckless Repub leadership, but the Dems will be ineffective as well. And Obama will not have the redoubt of a Dem Senate majority to mask his agenda. The big O will be forced to veto or sign bills, including a budget.

9 posted on 04/27/2013 11:01:56 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Cyprus - the beginning)
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To: montag813; All

Our law enforcement and military have had about enough of out wanna be dictator/emperor -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QL1-XU-zHvU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3Acijio5xg

http://www.ironicsurrealism.com/2013/04/25/photo-michelle-obama-visiting-the-mysterious-saudi-national-abdul-rahman-al-harbi-in-the-hospital/

If they think our law enforcement/military will turn on us for them!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5INFAuM1xI


10 posted on 04/27/2013 11:33:28 AM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: montag813

A man with genuine principle; a rare breed these days.


11 posted on 04/27/2013 11:51:38 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: VRW Conspirator

I’m not hearing a peep from the Repubs. I have a feeling it’s going to be us versus both parties on this.


12 posted on 04/27/2013 12:26:56 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: AtlasStalled

does DACA stand for Don’t Ask, Can’t Act?


13 posted on 04/27/2013 12:29:58 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government shoud fear us.)
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To: montag813

” . La Raza - a racist intimidation group originally funded by the Mexican Government - was outrageously welcomed to help write the immigration bill, while law enforcement agents were shunned.

Crane recounted to the Judiciary Committee how he was physically escorted out of a Gang of Eight press conference last week and “spoken to with anger and disrespect.” “

Either we stop these people, or America will be destroyed, and quickly.


14 posted on 04/27/2013 12:45:22 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: VRW Conspirator

” The RNC better throw everything they got at 2014.”

NO, they are throwing every person against amnesty under the bus.


15 posted on 04/27/2013 12:47:10 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Pride in the USA

I agree sadly it seems the arms of the Mexican government (La Raza) have already inflirated our traitorous political leaders.


16 posted on 04/27/2013 1:08:54 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

Thanks for the ping, and I completely agree with you.

Any of our lawmakers who stand with La Raza and against Chris Cane must not be forgotten, and vice versa.

That video is a must-see.


17 posted on 04/27/2013 1:59:42 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: lonevoice

BTT


18 posted on 04/27/2013 2:09:04 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: maine-iac7

Ping for later


19 posted on 04/27/2013 2:11:13 PM PDT by JDoutrider
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To: montag813

What do Schumer, Durbin, Menendez, Bennet, McCain, Flake, Graham and Rubio have in common?

They all proposed the bill on Amnesty for illegals while you were watching the coverage on Boston.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-immigration-congress-idUSBRE93F05520130416


20 posted on 04/27/2013 2:25:55 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: montag813

Within six months from enactment, during which time the Department of Homeland Security would set out its border security plan, the threat of deportation could end for most illegal immigrants. They would be allowed to work legally in the United States once they pay an initial $500 penalty and any back taxes, and if they can show they have not been convicted of a serious crime in the United States.

After 10 years the immigrants could apply for a “green card,” or permanent resident status, through an expanded merit-based immigration system. Those applications could be processed whether or not the government achieved a 90 percent success rate in securing border hot spots.

The green card would not be automatic, although a Senate aide said the majority of the 11 million illegal immigrants would likely get it via the merit-based visa. The total amount of penalties paid would amount to $2,000.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/16/us-usa-immigration-congress-idUSBRE93F05520130416


21 posted on 04/27/2013 2:28:10 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Eagles6
I’m not hearing a peep from the Repubs. I have a feeling it’s going to be us versus both parties on this.

It is the provinces versus the entrenched hacks and entrenched bureaucracy in the Imperial City of Washington DC. In Washington DC they laugh at us and think we are idiots for demanding our nations immigration laws enforced. They ignore us and have nothing but contempt for us. We are only good for the taxes we are forced to send to DC to keep them in the grand lifestyle they are used to

22 posted on 04/27/2013 2:35:01 PM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing - Joe Pine)
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To: dennisw

Rubio is such a tool of the left now.


23 posted on 04/27/2013 3:12:53 PM PDT by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: montag813

Principle matters? Who knew? I heard the opposite from many psuedocons.

Glad this man missed their memo.


24 posted on 04/27/2013 3:22:08 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: montag813

May God give you many blessings, Mr. Crane. We see that He has already given you courage.


25 posted on 04/27/2013 3:37:39 PM PDT by abclily
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To: montag813

I suggest he make sure the room is unoccupied before entering, no matter where he is.


26 posted on 04/27/2013 3:57:54 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
Crane recounted to the Judiciary Committee how he was physically escorted out of a Gang of Eight press conference last week and “spoken to with anger and disrespect.”

Meanwhile, the testimony of illegals is welcomed.

27 posted on 04/27/2013 5:04:35 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: dennisw

Yeah, pretty much.


28 posted on 04/27/2013 5:05:22 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: VRW Conspirator

The GOP would have to hold 70 senate seats in order to have 51 who MIGHT vote conservative.


29 posted on 04/27/2013 6:52:46 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: montag813

It is very apropos to call a group of DC politicians a gang. A very accurate description.


30 posted on 04/27/2013 8:12:50 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: montag813

Wow, that was excellent!
So, how in the world did this guy get to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee?


31 posted on 04/27/2013 8:30:01 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: justa-hairyape
It is very apropos to call a group of DC politicians a gang. A very accurate description.

Ironically, they were dubbed that by the Democrat "mainstream" newsrooms.
And, the "Gang" is proud of it!

32 posted on 04/27/2013 8:38:58 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: montag813

I guess at some point, you can only push a man so far. Being a close friend of Brian Terry as someone stated previously, I’m sure he knows the full story of what happened and how it happened.

Obviously, he’s had enough of the egotistical, blowhards we call senators.

Just think, if more like him started taling about F&F and Benghazi, this country might stand a chance.


33 posted on 04/28/2013 12:01:49 AM PDT by qaz123
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To: maine-iac7

Nobody ia paying attention to what the DOJ is doing to local law enforcement with bullshit consent decrees.....aclu and la raz as well as every other insane liberal agitator group is remaking policing into their vision.

This country has no idea the damagr that is being done to law enforcement.

If my suspicions are correct this sort of insanity is going on in the very facet of government from the top down.....coast to coast....and the damage will be irrepareable.


34 posted on 04/28/2013 12:08:33 AM PDT by TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig (It is going to be Foot to Ass combat on election day....my foot and a Rat's ass.)
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To: montag813

If liberal immigration is passed as proposed there will be civil war. People have had enough. Legislators will have to flee the anger.


35 posted on 04/28/2013 2:11:52 AM PDT by Rapscallion (Obama will soon be met with ridicule and defiance.)
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To: montag813

bump


36 posted on 04/28/2013 6:38:24 AM PDT by lowbridge
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37 posted on 04/28/2013 12:54:02 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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Rand Paul calls on conservatives to embrace immigration reform
LATimes.com | March 19, 2013 | Michael A. Memoli
Posted on 04/21/2013 1:52:42 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3010596/posts

Rand Paul’s Really Ignorant Paragraph
Center for Individual Freedom | 7 Feb 2013 | Quin Hilyer
Posted on 02/09/2013 7:33:41 AM PST by LSUfan
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2986854/posts


38 posted on 04/28/2013 12:54:05 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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Embrace the Dark Side!

union president


39 posted on 04/28/2013 12:54:09 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Shocking that there is not a single Republican politician in either the House or Senate who is capable of articulating the case against the Gang of Eight with the clarity that this guy displayed. He speaks the truth. The charges he has levied against the Obama administration and the Gang of Eight are irrefutable. And all we get is a collective shrug from those who swore to defend the Constitution. Bizzaro World.


40 posted on 04/29/2013 7:32:05 AM PDT by littleharbour ("All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree. ~ James Madison)
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To: montag813
this leo fails to connect the dots that it isnt about immigration - its about growing dem voter roles and increasing the dependent voting class

our parties have sold us (the Country) out for increased poll wins, and by extension, power over us - ......enslavement

41 posted on 04/29/2013 8:26:12 AM PDT by Revelation 911 (hump scratching n'er do well.....all strung out on chicken wings and venison jerky)
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To: maine-iac7

Excellent site. I shall pass this on.


42 posted on 04/29/2013 12:08:53 PM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

I got called tonight by - can’t remember the actual name - but the group for raising ‘support and money’ for the Congressional Republicans.

I told them;”I’m no longer a Repbulican. I’m a Conservative.”
They said: “ We are too!”
I replied:”No, you’re Rinos. I don’t support Rino’s. Have a good night.” and hung up.


43 posted on 04/29/2013 6:40:05 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: maine-iac7

LOL....good on ya!


44 posted on 04/30/2013 9:56:44 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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